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Ghadimi Karahroudi S, Sepehrian Azar F. Comparison of Health Anxiety, Sleep and Life quality in People With and Without Chronic Pain. JAP 2020; 10 (4) :63-76
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1- Urmia University
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 Aims and background: Chronic pain is s one of the most important public health problems in adults and has severe personal and economic consequences. The purpose of this study was to compare the health anxiety, sleep quality and quality of life in people with and without chronic pain. Materials and Methods: This study was a descriptive (causal-comparative) study. The statistical population of this study was all patients with and without chronic pain in Urmia city who referred to specialized clinics of Soltanzadeh and Imam Khomeini Hospital in May to August 1977 (1800 patients). To achieve this aim, Samples of 120 people (60 patients and 60 healthy) were selected by convenience sampling method. All participants were asked to complete the Salkowsky Health Anxiety scale St. Petersburg Sleep Quality Questionnaire, and Short Life Quality of Life scale. The data were analyzed using mean, standard deviation, Multivariate analysis of variance and independent t-test. Findings: The results showed that there was a significant difference between individuals with and without chronic pain in health anxiety, sleep quality and quality of life (P> 0.001). Patients with chronic pain have a lower quality of sleep and quality of life compared to the group without chronic pain. The findings showed that patients with chronic pain had a higher level of health anxiety than those without chronic pain.
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Chronic pain managment
Received: 2019.09.14 | Accepted: 2019.11.14 | Published: 2020.01.30

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