Psychosocial Burdens of Hypertensive Patients

  • Raheem Malalla ABADi1, Hussein Jassim Mohammed2, R.N. Kadhim Hussein Jassim3
Keywords: Psychosocial and Hypertensive

Abstract

Hypertension is a major risk factor and antecedent of cardiovascular and end organ damage (myocardial
infarction, chronic kidney disease, descriptive design was conducted in Babylon city outpatients and
health centers to identify psycho-social burdens of patients with hypertension,A questionnaire including
demographic information and tow validated instruments assessing psychosocial burdens of hypertensive
patients,Data were collected through self-administration of questionnaire regarding the study,Data were
analyzed through applying descriptive analysis as frequency, percentage, The participants had 43-48 years
aged (45.1%) and were married (88.0%) with Not educated (52.2%) and (71.7%) were Male, the physical
indicators of sample weight 90 and more kg (50%) and height was 151-160 cm (38.6%) with normal BMI
(38.0%).
Patients face stress and each day and the lack of enough time to relax and the lack of a holiday in the middle
of the week, lead them to suffer various health problems such specially hypertension.

Author Biography

Raheem Malalla ABADi1, Hussein Jassim Mohammed2, R.N. Kadhim Hussein Jassim3

Hypertension is a major risk factor and antecedent of cardiovascular and end organ damage (myocardial
infarction, chronic kidney disease, descriptive design was conducted in Babylon city outpatients and
health centers to identify psycho-social burdens of patients with hypertension,A questionnaire including
demographic information and tow validated instruments assessing psychosocial burdens of hypertensive
patients,Data were collected through self-administration of questionnaire regarding the study,Data were
analyzed through applying descriptive analysis as frequency, percentage, The participants had 43-48 years
aged (45.1%) and were married (88.0%) with Not educated (52.2%) and (71.7%) were Male, the physical
indicators of sample weight 90 and more kg (50%) and height was 151-160 cm (38.6%) with normal BMI
(38.0%).
Patients face stress and each day and the lack of enough time to relax and the lack of a holiday in the middle
of the week, lead them to suffer various health problems such specially hypertension

Published
2020-05-22
How to Cite
Raheem Malalla ABADi1, Hussein Jassim Mohammed2, R.N. Kadhim Hussein Jassim3. (2020). Psychosocial Burdens of Hypertensive Patients. Medico Legal Update, 20(2), 592-596. Retrieved from http://ijop.net/index.php/mlu/article/view/1174