Suporte social, qualidade de vida e morbilidade psicológica em toxicodependentes com hepatite B e C

  • Eduarda Sofia Rodrigues Machado (Student)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis

Abstract

The present study aims to assess the relationship between social support, life quality and psychological morbidity among drug users infected with hepatitis B and C. In evaluating three instruments were applied, the Satisfaction Scale Social Support, the Life Quality Questionnaire brief (WHOQOL - BREF) and the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS), a sample of 31 people, users of IDT Braga. The results of this study indicate that drug users diagnosed with hepatitis B or C perceives its high life quality as well as their social support network. However, there are differences in levels of anxiety and depression in individuals with different types of hepatitis, individuals with hepatitis B have higher levels of anxiety and individuals with hepatitis C experience higher levels of depression.
Date of Award2013
Original languagePortuguese
Awarding Institution
  • Universidade Católica Portuguesa
SupervisorEleonora C. V. Costa (Supervisor)

Keywords

  • Social support
  • Life quality
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Drug addicts with Hepatitis B or C

Designation

  • Mestrado em Psicologia Clínica e da Saúde

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