|تاریخ چاپ: 1399/08/04|
|Comparing the Effects of Continuous Care Model and Psychological Support Training Package on Self-Care in Patients with Bipolar I Disorder|
|Author(s):||Azam Mohammadi *، Saeed Vaghee، Shahrokh Maghsoudi، Hamidreza Behnam Vashani، Azam Salarhaji|
BackgroundDespite the growing prevalence of bipolar I disorder (BD-I), implementation of continuous care after hospital discharge in these patients is limited.
Aim: To compare the effects of continuous care model (CCM) and psychological support training package (PSTP) on self-care in patients with BD-I.
MethodThis clinical trial was conducted during 2017-2018 on 90 BD-I patients admitted to Ibn-Sina Psychiatric Hospital in Mashhad, Iran. CCM and PSTP designed in the form of a CD and a manual were implemented (within 12 weeks) to intervention groups. A control group received the routine care. The research instrument was Roldan-Merino Self-Care Requisites Scale completed before and two months following the intervention. To analyze the data, one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) was run in SPSS, version 16.
ResultsThe two study groups were homogeneous in terms of demographic characteristics. The results of one-way ANOVA before the intervention revealed no significant difference among the three groups considering self-care mean scores (P=0.52); however, this variable was significantly different among the groups following the intervention (PImplications for Practice: CCM can improve self-care in patients with BD-I. Therefore, it could be used to empower these patients and their families.
|Keywords:||Bipolar I disorder_Education_Self_care|
|Article Type:||Research/Original Article|
|Published:||Evidence Based Care, Volume:8 Issue: 1, 2018|
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