Volume No. :   2

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2014

ISSN Print :  2347-8640

ISSN Online :  2454-2660


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A Study to Assess the Perceived Level of Stress among Diabetic Clients in a Selected Health Care Industry, Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu



Address:   P.Tamilselvi1, G. Ramamurthy2, Dr.Rajasankar3, Dr. N.Kokilavani4
1Reader, Adhi Parasakthi College of Nursing, Melmaruvathur.
2Staff Nurse, JIPMER Hospital, Puducherry.
3Ph.D guide, Adhi Parasakthi College of Nursing, Melmaruvathur.
4Principal, Adhi Parasakthi College of Nursing, Melmaruvathur
*Corresponding Author
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ABSTRACT:
Diabetes is the chronic and most complication producing disease, not only it affects the physical well being also affects the psychological wellbeing. Worldwide 371 million people are affected by diabetes and India alone 47 million. Diabetes is the stressor which may leads to stress among those affected with this disease. Assessment of the level of stress can help them to council and improve from stress. This study assessed the perceived level of stress in diabetic clients. Descriptive research design was adapted for this study. The study was conducted at Melmaruvathur Adhiparasakthi Institute of Medical Sciences with 50 diabetic clients. Cohen’s perceived stress scale was used to assess the level of stress. The result revealed that 52% of the diabetic clients have high level of stress, the mean 29.2, SD 4.103. Age, occupation and dietary pattern had significant association with stress level.
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A Study to Assess the Perceived Level of Stress among Diabetic Clients in a Selected Health Care Industry, Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu.
Cite:
P.Tamilselvi, G. Ramamurthy, Rajasankar, N.Kokilavani. A Study to Assess the Perceived Level of Stress among Diabetic Clients in a Selected Health Care Industry, Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research 2(1): Jan.-March, 2014; Page 21-24.
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