Effect of Psych Educational Intervention on the Quality of Life of Patients with Insulin Resistance SyndromeName : Dr. Essmat Mohamed Gemeay
Affliation : Assistant Professor
University : Tanta University
Country : Egypt
Psych education is a therapeutic approach based on cognitive-behavioral theory, which involves the patients in solving their problems through communication and self-assertiveness training, lifestyle change that were efficient to achieve the proposed goals for the treatment of insulin resistance syndrome. Because of most people in rural areas in Egypt are not aware by the impact of life style on their health and follow up and also patients with insulin resistance syndrome are increased in numbers so the current study aims to examine the effect of psych educational intervention on the quality of life of patients with Insulin resistance syndrome.
A quasi experimental design was followed in the current study, Sitting; Abo Ghanema family medicine center Cidy Salem, Kafer Alshekh, The target population (30) patients with Insulin resistance syndrome, who fulfill the following criteria, Age 40 and above, Independent, Diagnosed with Insulin resistance syndrome, Diabetes, Hypertension, Metabolic syndrome. Two tools was used, A structured interview questionnaire developed by the researcher after thorough review of literature to elicit information related to, Demographic and clinical data of patients age, past &present history of illness, hypertension, diabetes, cholestole level & Scale of comprehensive quality of life scale-adult fifth edition (com Qol-A5).
Conclusion & Recommendation: This study revealed that Psych educational intervention lowering blood pressure, diabetes and level of cholesterol, Also it was found that Psych educational intervention increased the effectiveness of prescribed drugs. The current study recommended that health care professionals should not just focus on objective vital signs (e.g., blood pressure), physical examination findings (e.g., retinopathy, nephropathy, heart but should also attempt to understand the subjective impact of chronic disease and its management. Ideally, patients should have both improved biomedical parameter control and better Health Related Quality Of Life (HRQOL).
Biography: Dr. Essmat Mohamed Gemeay is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatric Nursing and Head of Psychiatric Nursing Department, Nursing College, Tanta University. She has a 10 years’ of experience at college of nursing King Saud University and a complete 28 years' experience in psychiatric nursing. She has published many scientific studies in ISI journals, in fields of Psychiatric Nursing and Nursing education and psychosocial nursing. She received an award of excellence in teaching at King Saud University, the girl's Day 2013 and a Certificate of appreciation from the Executive Office of the Gulf Cooperation Council for Excellent performance.