Prevalence of depression among older adults with renal stone in who admitted to Kashani hospital in Shahrekord, 2013‎

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Ali Hassanpoor Dehkordi‎ 1 , Fariba Malekpoor 2 , Raziye Sadat Hosseiny 3 , Hossein Rafiei‎ 1 , *

1 Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord‎, Iran

2 Department of Urology, Kashani Hospital, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord‎, Iran

3 Iranian Research of Ageing and Gerontology Educational Group, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Science, Tehran‎, Iran

How to Cite: Hassanpoor Dehkordi‎ A , Malekpoor F , Hosseiny R S , Rafiei‎ H . Prevalence of depression among older adults with renal stone in who admitted to Kashani hospital in Shahrekord, 2013‎, J Clin Res Paramed Sci. 2014 ; 3(3):e82120.

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Journal of Clinical Research in Paramedical Sciences: 3 (3); e82120
Published Online: November 04, 2014
Article Type: Research Article
Received: February 07, 2014
Accepted: September 18, 2014

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Abstract

Background: Renal stone can cause many physical and psychological problems for older patients. The aim of present study was to assess prevalence of depression among older adults with renal stone.
Methods: In this descriptive - analytic study, prevalence of depression among all of patients aged more than 64 years (51) who were admitted to lithotripsy unit of ayatollah Kashani hospital in Shahrekord in 2013 were assessed with using Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS). Data were analyzed with using descriptive analysis (mean and standard deviation), independents t test and one way ANOVA in SPSS 18.
Results: Mean of total depression score was 6.1+3.6. In total, fourteen patients (34.2%) obtained score between 0 to 4, sixteen patients (39.1%) obtained score between 5 to 8, seven patients (17%) obtained score between 9 to 11 and four patients (9.7%) obtained score between 12 to 15. The results of present study also showed that existence of chronic illness such as diabetes, hypertension and hyperlipidemia with renal stone in older adults
increase prevalence and severity of depression among this group of patients.
Conclusion: Prevalence of depression among older adults with renal stone is high. This problem should be considered in health and treatment programs that conducted for older adults by health care systems.
 

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Depression older adults renal stone

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