Evaluation of relationship self esteem with perceived social support in patients with Multiple Sclerosis‏

Purazizi, Sadigheh. and Shirvani, Mina. and Shahbazi, Sara. and Heidari, Mohammad. and Ghodusi Borujeni, Mansureh. (2013) Evaluation of relationship self esteem with perceived social support in patients with Multiple Sclerosis‏. Archives Des Sciences, 66 (2).


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Background: Multiple Sclerosis is the chronic and progressive diseases of central neurons in adolescent that almost is accidently and had psychological effects on individuals that this subject can occurrence after change of patients trusts toward self and perceived social support. Therefore, this study was to examine the relation between self esteem with perceived social support in multiple sclerosis patients. Methods: This research Study was descriptive Correlations and in this study, 395 patients of the MS Society in Tehran were selected by continuous sampling. Data gathering tool were questionnaire of Rosenberg self esteem and questionnaire of Northouse social support. For data analysis, SPSS/16 was used. Results: Results showed that the average and standard deviation of self-esteem of patients was respectively 17/5 ± 53/20. Most patients had moderate self-esteem, and only a small percentage of them (2/16%) had high self-esteem. A significant percentage of patients' perceived social support (39/5%) was at moderate levels. The results of the spearman correlation showed that there were a linear direct significant association between self esteem and perceived social support (p<0/001, rs=0.302). Conclusions: The results of this study showed that self esteem with perceived social support had significant linear relationship. The nurses with findings can by development and fortification of social network, support sense of values in patients and by this way help to patients for decision and control on diseases and treatment.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Keywords: multiple sclerosis, self esteem, social support
Subjects: WL Nervous system
WM Psychiatry
Divisions: Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery
Depositing User: Users 1 not found.
Date Deposited: 15 Oct 2017 04:44
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2018 03:55
URI: http://eprints.skums.ac.ir/id/eprint/5894

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