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The effect of education based on Leventhal's model on perception of disease in diabetic patients
Mansoureh Sadeh tabarian , Shahrzad Ghiyasvandian * , Shima Haghani
Tehran University of Medical Sciences , shghiyas@tums.ac.ir
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 Background: perception of disease is effective on behaves, Coping with the disease, Self-regulatory and generally on result of the disease. Health interventions based  perception of the disease can be useful in improving the health and well-being of the patient. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of education based on the Leventhal model on on perception of disease in diabetic patients.
Methods: This is a clinical trial study performed on diabetic patients referred to diabetes mellitus clinic in Quchan. A total of 80 patients were selected randomly, taking into account entry and exit criteria, and then randomly assigned to two groups of control and intervention. Data were collected from a checklist of demographic data and disease characteristics and the perception of the disease (IPQ-R) questionnaire before and after intervention in both groups. The intervention group during the two sessions was trained based on the Leventhal model. The subjects were evaluated three months after the intervention and the results were analyzed by SPSS 22, T test and chi-square test.
Results: The mean of the total perception of the disease in the intervention group before the intervention was 94.33 ± 12.91, which was 121.47 ± 9.72 after the intervention. In the control group, this level was 93.65 ± 14.78 before intervention and after intervention the mean was 93.05 ± 14.19 and this difference was statistically significant (p <0.05).
Conclusion: According to the results of this study, diabetic patients find better understanding of their disease after intervention, and this may lead to better treatment and reduce the complications of diabetes in patients.
Keywords: Leventhal model, perception of disease, diabetes
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Type of Study: Medical Surgical Nursing | Subject: nursing
Received: 2018/07/10 | Accepted: 2018/07/14
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sadeh tabarian M, Ghiyasvandian S, haghani S. The effect of education based on Leventhal's model on perception of disease in diabetic patients . IJNR. 2019; 13 (6) :76-82
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