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A STUDY TO ASSESS THE LEVEL OF ANXIETY AND COPING STRATEGIES AMONG NEWLY DIAGNOSED CHRONIC RENAL FAILURE PATIENTS UNDERGOING HEMODIALYSIS IN SELECTED HOSPITALS OF SANGLI CITY, MAHARASHTRA (INDIA)

Deshmukh Jeevan S.* and Narayan K. Ghorpade

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Background: Generation today is very different from the past years. Many things are invented in terms of food, technology and other things that make a lot of people to live in luxury. But along these, in terms of the health of the people nowadays, there are certain diseases that are quite making a name in the statistical data of our health department. Due to sedentary life style, stress from daily living and lack of healthy activities, numerous people are now suffering from certain diseases. One common disease in this present time is kidney failure.[1] Objectives of the study were: To assess the level of anxiety among newly diagnosed chronic renal failure patients undergoing haemodialysis. To assess the coping strategies among newly diagnosed chronic renal failure patients undergoing haemodialysis. To find out the association between level of anxiety with selected demographic variables. Material and Method: Exploratory descriptive research design was conducted to assess the level of anxiety and coping strategies among newly diagnosed chronic renal failure patients undergoing haemodialysis in selected hospitals of sangli city.” Total 170 Samples were selected by Non-probability convenient sampling method. Modified beck anxiety scale and modified coping strategies questionnaire administered. The reliability coefficient „r‟ of the modified beck anxiety scale was 0.84 and of the modified coping strategies questionnaire was 0.88, which is more than 0.7, hence it was found to be reliable. The conceptual framework based, developed by Sr. Roy‟s adaptation model. Result and Conclusion: Modified beck anxiety scale was used to collect the data. The total score was divided as 0-21 mild anxiety and 22-35 moderate anxiety, Exceed 36 severe anxiety. It was found that majority 93% (159) of newly diagnosed chronic renal failure patients have severe anxiety and 4.7% (8) moderate anxiety and 1.8% (3) mild anxiety. Modified coping strategies questionnaire was used to collect the data. The total percentage was 100% and was divided as Inadequate coping (<50%) and Adequate coping (>75%), Moderate adequate (50-75%). It was found that majority 98.2% (167) moderate coping and 1.8% (3) adequate coping. The study showed that the and proved that there was no association between level of anxiety with selected demographical variables.

Keywords: Level of anxiety and coping strategies, newly diagnosed chronic renal failure patients undergoing hemodialysis.


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