Quality of life in patients inhabiting in chronic mental patients care center

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avatar Seyed Abolfazl Ghoreishi 1 , * , avatar Reza Mollaei 2 , avatar Mehrzad Naseri 3

Dept. of Psychiatry, Metabolic Research Center, Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, Zanjan, Iran
Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, Zanjan, Iran
Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

how to cite: Ghoreishi S A, Mollaei R, Naseri M. Quality of life in patients inhabiting in chronic mental patients care center. J Kermanshah Univ Med Sci. 2014;17(11):e74313. doi: 10.22110/jkums.v17i11.1312.

Abstract

The present descriptive cross-sectional research was carried out on all chronic mental patients inhabiting in chronic mental patient care center in Zanjan.  All mental patients were evaluated by WHOQOL and Zung anxiety and depression questionnaires. The means for quality of life in physical health, mental health, social relationships, and environmental factors domains were 17.28, 13.69, 14.48, and 16/16, respectively. There was a significant relationship between the means of quality of life and depression for all domains, except environmental factors domain. Depression was the most significant predictor of quality of life among other variables.

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