The Association of personality type A and B to type 2 diabetes mellitus in patients referring to diabetes center, Kermanshah, ‎2014‎

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Farhad Farnodi 1 , Hasan‏ ‏ Amiri‎ 1 , Rostam Jalali‎ 2 , *

1 Department of Psychology‏ ‏and Consultation, Islamic‏ ‏Azad University, Kermanshah‏ ‏Branch‎, Iran

2 Department of Nursing,‎‏ ‏Faculty of Nursing and‏ ‏Midwifery, Kermanshah‏ ‏University of ‎Medical‏ ‏Sciences, Kermanshah‎, Iran

How to Cite: Farnodi F , Amiri‎ H ‏, Jalali‎ R. The Association of personality type A and B to type 2 diabetes mellitus in patients referring to diabetes center, Kermanshah, ‎2014‎, J Clin Res Paramed Sci. 2015 ; 4(3):e82034.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Journal of Clinical Research in Paramedical Sciences: 4 (3); e82034
Published Online: October 11, 2015
Article Type: Research Article
Received: January 06, 2015
Accepted: August 15, 2015

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Abstract

Background: Type 2 diabetes mellitus is one of the psychosomatic disorders that stress playing an important role in causing, severity, and long term situation. The present study conducted to determine the association of personality type A and B to type 2 diabetes mellitus in patients’ referring to diabetes center.
Methods: In the descriptive correlation study, 50 diabetic type 2 patients were assigned spontaneously and after matching with healthy persons, the personality type A and B Bortner was completed.
SPSS-18 software was used and data analyzed using Pearson correlation and t student.
Results: The result showed that there are a significant relationship between personality type A, B and diabetes type 2. However, there was not significant relationship between personality type B and diabetes type 2, but there was a significant relationship between
personality type A and diabetes type 2, P<0.05.
Conclusion: The result showed that there are a significant relationship between personality type A and diabetes type 2, and the type A personality have a more chance to get diabetes. While with screening by the simple questionnaire we can prevent diabetes type 2.
 

Keywords

Personality Type A Personality Type B diabetes type 2

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