The Study of Frequency Self Care Strategies against Auditory Hallucinations

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Mahin Nadem 1 , naiima khodadady 2 , * , Atefe Ghanbri 3 , Mastaneh Ghanbri 4 , Mohamad J. Modabernia 2

1 MSc of Psychiatric Nursing, Shahid Beheshti School of Nursing and Midwifery, Guilan Medical Science University, Rasht, Iran.

2 Assistant Professor of Educational Nursing, Shahid Beheshti School of Nursing and Midwifery, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran.

3 BSc of Nursing, Guilan Medical Science University, Rasht, Iran.

4 Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Guilan Medical Science University, Rasht, Iran.

How to Cite: Nadem M, khodadady N, Ghanbri A, Ghanbri M, Modabernia M J. The Study of Frequency Self Care Strategies against Auditory Hallucinations , Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2012 ; 14(1):e93659.

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Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: 14 (1); e93659
Published Online: December 14, 2011
Article Type: Research Article
Received: July 18, 2010
Accepted: May 14, 2011
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Abstract

Background : In schizophrenic clients, self-care strategies against auditory hallucinations can decrease disturbances results in hallucination. This study was aimed to assess frequency of self-care strategies against auditory hallucinations in paranoid schizophrenic patients, hospitalized in Shafa Hospital.

Materials and Method: This was a descriptive study on 201 patients with paranoid schizophrenia hospitalized in psychiatry unit with convenience sampling in Rasht. The gathered data consists of two parts, first unit demographic characteristic and the second part, self- report questionnaire include 38 items about self-care strategies.

Results: There were statistically significant relationship between demographic variables and knowledg effect and self-care strategies against auditory hallucinaions. Sex with phisical domain ) p < 0.05 ( , job with physical domain ( p > 0.07), marriage status with cognitive domain ( p > 0.07) and life status with behavioural domain ( p > 0.01). 53.2% of reported type of our auditory hallucinations were command hallucinations, furtheremore the most effective self-care strategies against auditory hallucinations were from physical domain and substance abuse (82.1%) was the most effective strategies in this domain.

Conclusion: The client with paranoid schizophrenia used more than physical domain strategies against auditory hallucinaions and this result highlight need those to approprait nursing intervention. Instruction and leading about selection the effective self-care strategies against auditory hallucinaions . [ZJRMS, 2012 14(1): 23-28 ]  

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