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The Effect of Anxiety on Treatment Adherence among Patients Suffering from Multiple Sclerosis
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Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is one of the diseases of the central nervous system which has caused many challenges and difficulties regarding the patients' psychiatric adjustment throughout the world. The aim of this project is to recognize the factors predicting treatment adherence among patients suffering from MS, being members of Iranian MS Society in Tehran in 2013. The research method was the descriptive correlation method. The sample included 120 patients suffering from MS who were members of Tehran MS society and the Iranian Society supporting MS patients which were selected using the convenience sampling method. Questionnaires of demographic characteristics, treatment adherence among MS patients, Sheer public self-efficacy, short NEO-form personality trait, Beck depression, life quality, Kattle anxiety, PANAS positive and negative affection, Philips social support and feedback were filled for all the patients. The gathered data was analyzed using Multivariate analysis of variance, recognition analysis, and logistic regression methods. The findings showed that treatment adherence was significantly different from depression, neuroticism, extraversion, having a conscience, life quality, social support of the family, and anxiety at the level of a= 0.50. The results demonstrated that treatment adherence among MS patients had a direct relation with psychiatric factors; psychiatric consultancies must also be sought to better treat these patients, in addition to taking medicine in order to reduce their anxiety and depression and increase their self-efficacy to improve their life quality.
Researchers Golestaneh Seyed Mousa (First researcher) , Yousef Dehghani (Third researcher)