Turkish Journal of
Cardiovascular Nursing
Original Article

Determination of Psychosocial Adjustment of Patients with Heart

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Uzunköprü Devlet Hastanesi, Edirne,Türkiye

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Trakya Üniversitesi,Sağlık Bilimleri Fakültesi, Hemşirelik Bölümü İç Hastalıkları Hemşireliği Anabilim Dalı, Edirne, Türkiye

Turkish Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 2022; 13: 159-166
DOI: 10.5543/khd.2022.220995
Read: 316 Downloads: 46 Published: 22 December 2022

Objective: This study was planned to evaluate the psychosocial adjustment of the patients with heart failure.

Methods: The data of the cross-sectional descriptive study were collected by Psychosocial Adjustment to Illness Scale-Self Report. In the evaluation of data in the Statistical Package for Social Sciences software version 19.0 program, percentage, mean, Mann Whitney U test, Kruskal-Walis H test, and Spearman Rho Correlation Coefficient were used. The value of P < ,05 was accepted statistically significant.

Results: The mean age of the patients was 66,21 ± 9,19. Psychosocial adjustment of female patients according to male patients, literate and primary school graduates, middle school and above graduates, village living patients compared to patients living in the province, heart failure class NYHA III patients compared to NYHA I patients, inpatient patients compared to outpatients were determined to be worse (P < ,05). While the psychosocial adjustment of married patients was poor in sexual relations, it was found that the patients whose marital status was single-widowed had worse adaptation to the family and social environment. It was determined that psychosocial adjustment deteriorated with age, number of children, duration of diagnosis, heart failure (NYHA) classification and hospitalization of patients with heart failure (P < ,05).

Conclusion: The psychosocial adjustment of the patients with heart failure was moderate. In conclusion, in order to increase psychosocial adaptation to the disease in patients with heart failure, personal (advanced age, etc.) and disease (NYHA stage, etc.). factors in the planning and implementation of nursing care, believed increase psychosocial adaptation to the in patients with heart failure.

Cite this article as: Türksen Ülkü S, Ünsar S. Kalp yetersizliği hastalarının psikososyal uyumlarının belirlenmesi. Turk J Cardiovasc Nurs 2022;13(32): 159-166.

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