Disturbi emozionali nel trattamento chirurgico della cataratta

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Abstract

[automatically translated] Aim.The aim of this study was to appraise the degree of phychic uneasiness and anxiety in subjects who undergo surgical intervention of the cataract and the degree of satisfaction for the result of the interventetion.Methods.A sample of 50 subjects (22 males and 28 females) has Been Evaluated before the intervention on the cataract: the level of anxiety was misurate by means of the Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scales T (HARS) and the degree of psychic uneasiness and psychopathological (phobia, somatization, depression) Demonstrations by means of the tests of psychic uneasiness questionnaire IGD.The-evalution of the degree of satisfaction for the results of the intervention has Been Obtained by means of another questinnaire, VF-7.Risults.Levels of anxiety sono stati underlined, both in the preoperative and in the post -operative time,above all in younger women (40-60 years) .The degree of satisfaction elevated results for All The Examined activities.Conclusion.A careful preoperative interview allow to reduce the anxiety related to the intervention to meaningless values and to increase to the satisfaction of the patients .
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)107-110
Number of pages4
JournalMINERVA OFTALMOLOGICA
VolumeVOLUME 52
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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