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Depression and the affecting factors in patients with β Thalassemia Major having referred to Saravan city thalassemia center in 2017
N. Masinaienejad, A. Abdollahi Mohammad, J. Allahyari, M. Zamani Afshar
Keywords: Key words: beta-Thalassemia Major, Depression, Life Style
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Sci J Iran Blood Transfus Organ 2019; 16(2): 75-81
Original Article


Depression and the affecting factors in patients with
β Thalassemia Major having referred to Saravan city thalassemia center in 2017
Masinaienejad N.1, Abdollahi Mohammad A.1, Allahyari J.2, Zamani Afshar M.3
1Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Zabol University of Medical Sciences, Zabol, Iran
2Payambar Azam Hospital, Army Health Administartion, Zahedan, Iran
3Faculty of Humanities, Payam Noor University, Zahedan, Iran
Background and Objectives
The chronic nature of thalassemia affects different aspects of patients' life and increases depression.The goal of the study was to determine depression and the affecting factors in patients with thalassemia major reffered to Saravan thalassemia center.
Materials and Methods
The population of this descriptive analytic study consisted of 60 thalassemic patients with the age range between 10 to 17 referred to Saravan thalassemia center; they were selected using the cenus sampling method. To collect data, the demographic and CDI questionnaires were used. Then, the data was analyzed by SPSS 23 with t-independent, one way anova test.
Out of the total number of participants, 60% were female and 40% male. The mean age and and the depression score were 13.55 ± 1.89, 33.75 ± 5.43, respectively. The data analysis showed that all patients suffered from the varying range of depression. T independent test and one way anova test did not show a significant correlation with demographic information.
Thalassemia patients suffer from varying degrees of depression. Therefore, programs and strategies are recommended for adaptation with the negative impacts of depression and its reduction.
Key words: beta-Thalassemia Major, Depression, Life Style
Received:  6 Jan  2019
Accepted: 4 Mar 2019

Correspondence: Allahyari J., MSc of Nursing. Payambar Azam Hospital, Army Health Administartion.
Postal Code: 9817913617, Zahedan, Iran. Tel: (+9854) 37629403; Fax: (+9854) 37629403
E-mail: allahyari369@gmail.com 
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Masinaienejad N, Abdollahi Mohammad A, Allahyari J, Zamani Afshar M. Depression and the affecting factors in patients with β Thalassemia Major having referred to Saravan city thalassemia center in 2017. Sci J Iran Blood Transfus Organ. 2019; 16 (2) :75-81
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