Volume 3, Issue 2 (6-2021)                   Tabari Biomed Stu Res J 2021, 3(2): 25-35 | Back to browse issues page

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Khosravifar S, Maddah M, Abounoori M, Khosravifar S, Jafarpour H, Mahmoudi M. Anxiety and Depression as a Factor of Disability in People with Chronic Low Back Pain Referred to the Orthopedic Clinic of Touba Clinic, Sari in 2018. Tabari Biomed Stu Res J. 2021; 3 (2) :25-35
URL: http://tbsrj.mazums.ac.ir/article-1-3728-en.html
1- Department of Psychiatry, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
2- Student Research Committee, Faculty of Medicine, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran.
3- Student Research Committee, School of Medicine, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran.
4- Department of Psychiatry, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran.
5- Hip and pelvic surgery, Knee and sport medicine research and education center, Milad Hospital, Tehran, Iran.
Introduction: Chronic pain is one of the most common diseases in today's world, which has a serious influence on the quality of life. Low back pain (LBP) is very common in developed and developing countries. This study aimed to investigate anxiety & depression as a disability factor in chronic LBP in patients referred to the Orthopedic Clinic of Touba Clinic in Sari, Iran in 2018.
Material and Methods: The Ronald-Morris Disability Questionnaire was used to assess disability, the Beck Anxiety Questionnaire was used to assess anxiety, the Beck Depression Questionnaire was used to assess depression, the SF-36 was used to assess quality of life, and the Visual Analog Scale was used to assess pain.   
Results: In this study, 100 patients were studied. Seventy were female and 30 were male. The mean age of patients was 45.05 ± 11.45 years. Sixty five patients suffered from depression and 35 patients had normal depression. The mean score for disability was 14.05, and the mean and standard deviation from the pain score of patients was 36.2 ± 2.7.
Conclusion: Depression is one of the disability factors in people with chronic LBP in patients referring to the orthopedic clinic of Touba Clinic in Sari city in 2018.
Type of Study: Research (Original) | Subject: Psychiatry
Published: 2021/06/29 | ePublished: 2021/06/29

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