Volume 30, Issue 3 (June 2019)                   J Urmia Univ Med Sci 2019, 30(3): 229-238 | Back to browse issues page

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mazaheri M, Aghaei A, abedi A, daghaghzadeh H, adibi P. Discovering of the components of a lifestyle based educational package for patients with ulcerative colitis- A Phenomenological Study. J Urmia Univ Med Sci. 2019; 30 (3) :229-238
URL: http://umj.umsu.ac.ir/article-1-4692-en.html
Psychosomatic Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran , mina.mazaheri@gmail.com
Abstract:   (356 Views)
Background & Aims: Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory chronic disease. The purpose of this study was to explore the components of the lifestyle in patients with ulcerative colitis in order to develop a particular educational package for them.
Materials & Methods: The study was a phenomenological qualitative research with in-depth interviews. The participants were recruited (n=26) using purposeful sampling from the IBD outpatient clinic affiliated to Isfahan University of Medical Sciences and the private office. The sampling was done in such a way to encompass greatest variation in diagnosis and duration of UC, age, and sex.
Results: A total of 26 UC patients (with mean±SD age of 39.41 ± 11.8, (57.6%) graduated from university, (84.4%) married, mean duration of disease=7.56y, and mean age of disease=31.29y) were included in the study. Using seven-step Colaizzi method, data was summarized in four main concepts and ninecomponents.
Conclusions: With the discovery of nine main components in relation to lifestyle and their impact on UC disease, a lifestyle-based educational package can be developed for UC patients. Some of the discovered components in this study did not get enough attention in the previous studies.
 
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Type of Study: Qualitative | Subject: روانشناسی

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