Volume 29, Issue 11 (Monthly_Feb 2019)                   Studies in Medical Sciences 2019, 29(11): 837-847 | Back to browse issues page

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Haidarpor S, Ghaderi D, Mahmodfakhe H. Comparison of executive functions and neurological characteristics of depressed patients with and without suicidal ideation and normal group. Studies in Medical Sciences 2019; 29 (11) :837-847
URL: http://umj.umsu.ac.ir/article-1-4539-en.html
Islamic Azad University Sarab Branch , d.ghaderipsy@gmail.com
Abstract:   (3537 Views)
Background & Aimse: The present study was designed and implemented to compare the functional and neurological functions of depressed patients (with and without suicidal ideation) withnormal subjects.
Materials & Methods: This study was a descriptive causal comparison study. Of depressed patients referred to Imam Sajjad Naja Hospital from AugusttoOctober, 2016; 66 subjects (N= 33 with suicidal thoughts and N=33 without suicidal thoughts) volunteered and were selected based on Morgan't Table. These subjects were compared with 33 normal subjects. In all of the samples, Beck Depression Inventory, Blood Detection Questionnaire, Stroop Word Computer Test, Wisconsin Card Classification Test, and Neurological Evaluation Scale were performed. Data were analyzed using SPSS version 22. ANOVA and Scheffe post hoc test were utilized to analyze the data.
Results: The results showed that depression group with suicidal thoughts in sub-scales of concentration and in the subsurface of Stroop's color interference score got higher scores than depressed group without suicidal ideation and normal subjects (0.01).The depressed group with suicidal thoughts in the subsurface of the time of interference with the color of the word "Stroop" and in the neurological functions of the ratio of the normal group got higher scores. (0.01).
Conclusion: The results of this study showed that there is a significant difference between depressed suicidal thoughts, depressed suicidal ideation and normal group in neurological and executive functions.
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