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Study of Spiritual Health and Sense of Coherence in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
Shahla Biglar Chopoghlou , Maryam Puryaghoob , VAHID AHMADI FARD , MOHAMMAD SHEYKHI , SAHAR MOLAEI , Fateme Moghadam *
Instructor, Department of Nursing, Abhar School of Nursing, Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, Zanjan, Iran , fateme.mogadam124@gmail.com
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Introduction: Diabetes, as the most common chronic metabolic disease, causes a crisis in life, which increases the use of spiritual protection as a coping mechanism. Spiritual health is one of the variables that enhance the sense of coherence. The aim of this study was to investigate the spiritual health and sense of coherence in type 2 diabetic patients.
Methods: This study is a descriptive-correlational. In 1396, 120 patients with type 2 diabetes who were referred to the emergency department of Abhar city were selected using available sampling method. The demographic, spiritual health and sense of coherence questionnaire was used. Data were analyzed using SPSS16 software, descriptive and inferential statistical tests, Pearson and Anova.
Results: Patients' spiritual wellbeing showed that mean of spiritual well-being was 96.2% and 57.5% had high spiritual health. The mean of sense of coherence was 116 in patients, and Pearson test showed a significant positive correlation between spiritual health and sense of coherence.
Conclusions: Regarding the chronic nature of diabetes, it seems that spiritual health is an effective factor in improving the sense of coherence and, consequently, reducing psychiatric problems and complications arising from it.
 
Keywords: Spiritual Health, Sense of Coherence, Type 2 Diabetes
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Type of Study: Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing | Subject: nursing
Received: 2018/10/16 | Accepted: 2019/07/24
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Biglar Chopoghlou S, puryaghoob M, AHMADI FARD V, SHEYKHI M, MOLAEI S, moghadam F. Study of Spiritual Health and Sense of Coherence in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes. IJNR. 2019; 14 (3) :26-32
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