Quality of life in patients inhabiting in chronic mental patients care center

AUTHORS

Seyed Abolfazl Ghoreishi 1 , * , Reza Mollaei 2 , Mehrzad Naseri 3

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1 Dept. of Psychiatry, Metabolic Research Center, Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, Zanjan, Iran

2 Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, Zanjan, Iran

3 Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Journal of Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences: 17 (11); e74313
Published Online: February 27, 2014
Article Type: Brief Report
Received: July 31, 2013
Accepted: January 07, 2014
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Abstract

The present descriptive cross-sectional research was carried out on all chronic mental patients inhabiting in chronic mental patient care center in Zanjan.  All mental patients were evaluated by WHOQOL and Zung anxiety and depression questionnaires. The means for quality of life in physical health, mental health, social relationships, and environmental factors domains were 17.28, 13.69, 14.48, and 16/16, respectively. There was a significant relationship between the means of quality of life and depression for all domains, except environmental factors domain. Depression was the most significant predictor of quality of life among other variables.

Keywords

Chronic mental patients quality of life anxiety depression

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