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Capacity self care, depressive symtoms and anxiety adult and elderly in chronic renal hemodialysis: a study correlational

Grant number: 14/07033-4
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): October 01, 2014
Effective date (End): September 30, 2016
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Nursing
Principal Investigator:Fabiana de Souza Orlandi
Grantee:Loren Caroline Bettoni Blanco
Host Institution: Centro de Ciências Biológicas e da Saúde (CCBS). Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCAR). São Carlos , SP, Brazil


Depression and anxiety are the most common syndromes among patients in dialysis due to numerous psychological pressures and constraints on quality of life imposed by adaptation to the new conditions of the disease. The approach to people with an emphasis on self-care an alternative has been found to stimulate the person and family to actively participate in treatment. The objective of the study is to verify the relationship between the ability of self-care and the level of depressive symptoms and anxiety of adult patients and in the elderly with chronic renal hemodialysis. This is a correlational study, cross-sectional which will be held in a unit Renal Replacement Therapy, with adults (people aged between 18 and 59 years) and elderly (persons aged 60 years or more), CKD patients on hemodialysis. During data collection, the instrument will be used to characterize the subjects, Scale for Anxiety and Depression (HAD) Scale and Self-Care (ASAS-R) hat are filled by individual interviews, after signing the Statement of Informed Consent. It is hoped that this research bring contributions to the advancement of Science, thus enabling expand knowledge about the capacity for self-care and its relation to anxiety and depression in patients with CKD on hemodialysis. (AU)

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LOREN CAROLINE BETTONI; ANA CAROLINA OTTAVIANI; FABIANA DE SOUZA ORLANDI. Relação entre autocuidado e sintomas depressivos e ansiosos de indivíduos em tratamento hemodialítico. Rev. Rene, v. 18, n. 2, p. 181-186, . (14/07033-4)
BETTONI, LOREN CAROLINE; OTTAVIANI, ANA CAROLINA; ORLANDI, FABIANA DE SOUZA. Relationship between self-care and depression and anxiety symptoms in individuals undergoing hemodialysis. REVISTA DA REDE DE ENFERMAGEM DO NORDESTE, v. 18, n. 2, p. 181-186, . (14/07033-4)

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