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Stress and Quality of Life among Diabetes Mellitus Patients PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 18 July 2017 15:01

Mangalapalli Tirumalesh (Research Scholar, Dept. of Psychology, S. V. University, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India)
Dr. K. Chandraiah (Professor, Faculty, Dept. of Psychology, S. V. University, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India)

DIP: 18.01.011/20170404

DOI:10.25215/0404.011

Background: In particular, stress can have influence on glycemic control in different ways, especially in some “stress reactive” individuals (Riazi et al 2004). Diabetes itself is an important cause of stress in these patients .in fact ,this disease involves life style changes ,diet, frequent medical examinations, drugs, serious complications. Objectives: 1. To assess stress and quality of life among diabetic patients both male and female working in sedentary and non sedentary jobs. 2. To examine the difference if any between patients practicing exercise and non practicing exercises and both type1 and type 2  categories and there quality of life. Sample: The sample for the present study consists of 400 diabetic patients who attending for treatment in and around Tirupati, Kurnool city were selected for the present study. Results: the male and female patients found to be different in the experience of quality of life and no difference in the stress experience. The study also reveals that there are differences between patients of sedentary and non sedentary jobs with regard to their stress and no difference on their quality of life. The study further, shows that type 1 diabetic patients experiencing more stress and less quality of life then compare to type 2 diabetic patients, Study also indicates that there are differences between patients with exercises and without exercises with regard to their stress and no difference on their quality of life.

Keywords: Level Of Stress, Quality Of Life, Diabetic Patients , Gender, Occupation, Exercise Pattern

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© 2017 Tirumalesh M, Chandraiah K

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Received: June 16, 2017; Revision Received: July 1, 2017; Accepted: July 20, 2017

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Tirumalesh M, & Chandraiah K (2017). Stress and Quality of Life among Diabetes Mellitus Patients. International Journal of Indian Psychology, Vol. 4, (4), DIP:18.01.011/20170404, DOI:10.25215/0404.011

 



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