Kourosh Zarea

Nursing Care Research Center in Chronic Diseases, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran


  • Research   
    Anxiety, Depression and Quality of Life among Patients with Heart Failure
    Author(s): Shahram Molavynejad, Mahbubeh Babazadeh*, Kourosh Zarea and Somayeh Ataeeara

    Introduction: Heart failure as a chronic progressive disorder is a common and costly health problem throughout the world, affecting all aspects of patient quality of life. Patients with heart failure experience high level of anxiety and depression and their quality of life decrease significantly. Although it is important to study the quality of life in heart failure patients, there has been no comprehensive study in this regard in Iran. The present study aimed to assessment of the level of anxiety, depression, and quality of life among patients with heart failure. Methodology: The research community of this descriptive-analytical study included 251 patients with heart failure who were hospitalized in three hospitals of Ahvaz Jundishapur University through a six months period. The Minnesota questionnaire, State-Trait Anxiety Inventory, and Be.. Read More»

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