FACTORS AFFECTING DEPRESSION IN HEMODIALYSIS PATIENTS

  • Yuanita Panma

Abstract

 

Background:  Depression is a common psychological problem faced by hemodialysis patient. Patient with depression had lower obedience level in dialysis and also lower quality of life. This study aim to identification factor affecting depression in hemodialysis patient. Methods: A cross sectional design was used with a total of 119 respondents. The bivariate data is analyzed with chi-square, one way anova and kruskal wallis test. The Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) questionnaire, The Functional Assesment of  Chronic Illness Therapy Spiritual (FACIT Sp12)  and The Medical Outcomes Study Social Support Survey (MOS-SSS) questionnaire to measure depression, spiritual and social support. Results: There is no significant relationship between  age, gender, education, occupation, frequency of hemodialysis, time undergo hemodialysis, and social support with depression. But there is a significant relationship between spiritual level (p-value 0.001) with depression. Conclusions: Based on the findings,  healthcare team can support spiritual level patient in the hospital, to reduce depression in hemodialysis patient

Published
2019-10-31