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Self- Concept in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Admitted to Diabetes Center
Nasrin Samadi , Irandokht Allahyari, Effat Mazaheri, Raheleh Mohammadi, Irandokht Ja’fari
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Background:Diabetes is a serious chronic disease and is accompanied by personal, family, financial and psychological problems. Also self-concept is based on all shown individual's behavior. The aim ofthis studywas to determine the level ofself-concept in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Methods: This was a cross sectional -descriptive study carried on 280 patients with diabetes type 2 referred to diabetic center of Imam Khomeini Hospital in Ardabil.The tool of data gathering was composed of socio-demographic status questionnaire and Beck’s self concept test. The data were analyzed using SPSS. Descriptive analysis and Chi-square test were used.

Results:This study showed that most of patients with type 2 diabetes had low Level of self-concept (%34.5) that 98 patient and (%33/9) that 96 patient had Modrate Level of self Concept alone (%30/6) that 86 patient had high Level of self Concept.

Conclusions: According to the results of present study, and the fact that type 2 diabetes is a disease that demand the continuing care and special education, psychologists, nurses and healthcare providers should train patients to promote their self-concept which in turn will result in decreasing of psychological and physical effects of illness and rising their self-concept.

Key words: Self-concept, Diabetes Type 2, Diabetic Center

Keywords: Self-concept, Diabetes Type 2, Diabetic Center
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Type of Study: article | Subject: nursing
Received: 2014/06/1 | Accepted: 2014/06/1 | Published: 2014/06/1
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Samadi N, Allahyari I, Mazaheri E, Mohammadi R, Ja’fari I. Self- Concept in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Admitted to Diabetes Center. JHC. 2011; 13 (4)
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