A study of Quality of Life, Self-efficacy and Emotional Reactions in Patients Undergoing Enucleation Referring to Dependent Hospitals of Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Author(s): Soheila Rostamali, Farhad Adhami Moghadam,Mohammad Sahebalzamani
Enucleation of the eye has a negative effect on the person's efficiency in society and the emergence of severe psychological stress for the individual, Therefore, these patients suffer from high levels of stress, anxiety and depression, which in turn leads to a decrease in their quality of life. Therefore, this study aimed to evaluate the quality of life, self-efficacy and emotional reactions in patients undergoing eye discharge surgery referring to selected hospitals of Tehran University of Medical Sciences in 2016. This Descriptive-sectional study was performed by quota sampling from 274 patients referred to selected hospitals of Tehran University of Medical Sciences for two consecutive years, from 2013to2015. Data collection tool was a questionnaire that included demographic characteristics, DASS-21 emotional reactions, Sherer's general self-efficacy and quality of life in VFQ-25 visual disturbances. The results of this study showed that the stress level of patients with eye discharge (20.31), anxiety (12.25) and depression (15.95), quality of life in these patients (47.015), and autoimmunity of these patients (53.45) Medium was measured . The results of independent t-test for stress, anxiety, depression, quality of life and self-efficacy (p = 0.0001) show a meaningful relationship. The findings of this study indicate that the level of stress, anxiety and depression in patients with enucleation is moderate, low quality of life and self-efficacy of these patients are moderate.