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RBS 2007, 5(2): 115-119 Back to browse issues page
Anxiety and Depression in Cancer Patients
آزاده ملکيان1, ملکيان علي‌زاده2, غلام‌حسين احمدزاده
1- پزشک عمومي
2- دانشيار گروه روانپزشکي دانشکده پزشکي دانشگاه علوم پزشکي اصفهان
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Introduction: As depression and anxiety can have profound negative effects on the functional status, quality of life, duration of hospitalization and even medical outcome of cancer patients, evaluation and treatment of these disorders are important.  Methods: This was a descriptive study to assess the prevalence of anxiety and depression in cancer patients hospitalized at Isfahan Sayyed-o-shohada hospital. A toal number of 173 hospitalized patients were enrolled. The Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) and Zung Self-rating Anxiety Scale (ZSAS) were applied to measure depression and anxiety respectively. Data were analyzed using chi-squar test running SPSS-ll soft-ware.  Findings: Prevalence of anxiety and depression was found to be 18.5% and 32.9% respectively. Anxiety had a higher prevalence among women (P Discussion: Considering the relatively high prevalence of anxiety and depression among cancer patients, careful attention must be paid toward diagnosis and treatment of these morbidities. 
Keywords: Depression, Anxiety, Cancer
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2020/02/8 | Accepted: 2020/02/9 | Published: 2020/02/9
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ملکيان آ, علي‌زاده م, احمدزاده غ. Anxiety and Depression in Cancer Patients. RBS 2007; 5 (2) :115-119
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Volume 5, Issue 2 (8-2007) Back to browse issues page
مجله تحقیقات علوم رفتاری Journal of Research in Behavioural Sciences
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