کد مقاله کد نشریه سال انتشار مقاله انگلیسی ترجمه فارسی نسخه تمام متن
3106979 1191748 2006 7 صفحه PDF سفارش دهید دانلود کنید
عنوان انگلیسی مقاله ISI
Psychosocial outcomes derived from an acid burned population in Bangladesh, and comparison with Western norms
کلمات کلیدی
موضوعات مرتبط
علوم پزشکی و سلامت پزشکی و دندانپزشکی مراقبت های ویژه و مراقبتهای ویژه پزشکی
پیش نمایش صفحه اول مقاله
Psychosocial outcomes derived from an acid burned population in Bangladesh, and comparison with Western norms
چکیده انگلیسی

Assault by acid burns typically results in severe disfigurement, yet the psychosocial impact of this injury is so far unreported. This study provides the first empirical data using standardised assessment scales, from 44 acid burns survivors in Bangladesh. Compared with published norms, individuals show high levels of psychological distress including social anxiety and avoidance, anxiety and depression. Consistent with the published literature, there is no relationship between severity of injury and level of psychological distress. One interesting feature of this population is the relative preservation of perceived self-concept, and this is discussed with relation to the supportive and therapeutic environment of the clinic where this group were studied. We also note an interesting sub-group who were attacked by members of their own family and for whom psychological morbidity seems particularly pronounced.

ناشر
Database: Elsevier - ScienceDirect (ساینس دایرکت)
Journal: Burns - Volume 32, Issue 2, March 2006, Pages 235–241
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