Assessment of family functioning in patients with psychosomatic disorders (diabetes, hypertension, heart disease)

Gholamreza Manshaee, Maryam Hariri, Zarindokht Aqarashti, Faezeh Khanbani

Abstract


The present study is an assessment of family functioning in patients with psychosomatic disorders (diabetes, hypertension, heart disease). The study population consisted of all patients with psychosomatic disorders (diabetes, heart, blood pressure) in the city of Isfahan. To conduct this study, 39 patients were selected by simple random sampling method. This is a correlational study and the instrument used in this study is a family function questionnaire with the obtained validity of 0/88 for the study population. The data obtained were analyzed using logistic regression. The results show that there is a significant relationship between family function and heart disease (p<0.05), while there is not a significant relationship between family function and Diabetes and Hypertension (p>0.05).


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5296/jsr.v5i1.5539

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