Year 2019, Volume 4, Issue 1, Pages 31 - 35 2019-03-18

Evaluation of depression and anxiety levels in patients with a complaint of a breast mass: a prospective study
Memede kitle şikayeti olan hastalarda depresyon ve anksiyetenin değerlendirilmesi: prospektif bir çalışma

Seher Mercan [1] , Ibrahim Solak [2] , Mehmet Ali Eryilmaz [3]

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Introduction: Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the world and in our country. Despite early diagnosis and improved treatment possibilities, breast cancer is difficult to accept and a major source of anxiety. It brings various psychosocial problems to the agenda. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the effect of depression and anxiety in the patients admitted to the outpatient clinic with the complaint of a mass in the breast and to determine the effect of mass on the mental health of women.

Methods: This study is an analytical case-control study. All of the participants were female (n=200). Patients filled the questionnaire containing the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), the Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI) and the sociodemographic data form.

Results: There was no statistically significant difference between the case and control groups in terms of the marital status, living with someone, monthly income level, place of residence, occupation, and education level (p>0.05).  There was a statistically significant difference between case and control groups in terms of the mean BDI score (19.6±1.05, 8.92±0.62, respectively, p<0.001). There was also a statistically significant difference between the two groups in terms of the mean BAI score (20.34±1.23, 7.88±0.71, respectively, p<0.001).

Conclusion: In our study, the incidence of depression and severe anxiety was significantly higher in the women admitted to the outpatient clinic with the complaint of a breast mass than in the healthy women.

Giriş: Meme kanseri dünyada ve ülkemizde kadınlarda en sık görülen kanserdir. Erken tanı ve gelişen tedavi olanaklarına rağmen meme kanseri, kabul edilmesi zor, önemli bir kaygı kaynağı olarak çeşitli psikososyal sorunları gündeme getirmektedir. Biz bu çalışmamızda memede kitle yakınmasıyla polikliniğe başvuran hastalardaki depresyon ve anksiyeteyi değerlendirerek, kitlenin kadınların ruh sağlığında oluşturduğu etkiyi tespit etmeyi amaçladık.

Yöntem: Bu çalışma analitik tipte bir vaka kontrol çalışmasıdır. Çalışmaya katılanların %100’ü kadındı (n=200). Hastalar Beck Depresyon Ölçeği (BDÖ), Beck Anksiyete Ölçeği (BAÖ) ve sosyodemografik verileri içeren anket formunu doldurdu.

Bulgular: Vaka ve kontrol grupları arasında medeni durum, kimlerle yaşadığı, aylık gelir düzeyi, yaşadığı yer, meslek ve eğitim düzeyi açısından istatistiksel olarak anlamlı farklılık saptanmadı (p>0,05). Vaka ve kontrol gruplarının BDÖ skor ortalaması arasında anlamlı fark vardı (19,6±1,05, 8,92±0,62, sırasıyla, p<0,001). İki grup arasında BAÖ skor ortalamaları arasında da istatistiksel olarak anlamlı fark saptandı (20,34±1,23, 7,88±0,71, sırasıyla, p<0,001).

Sonuç: Çalışmamızda memede kitle yakınması ile başvuran kadınlarda depresyon ve anksiyete skorları sağlıklı kadınlara göre anlamlı yüksekti. 

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Primary Language en
Subjects Health Care Sciences and Services
Published Date Apr 2019
Journal Section Original Research
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-4066-2928
Author: Seher Mercan
Institution: University of Health Sciences, Training and Research Hospital, Department of Family Medicine, Konya, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0001-5311-0631
Author: Ibrahim Solak (Primary Author)
Institution: University of Health Sciences, Training and Research Hospital, Department of Family Medicine, Konya, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-5280-3943
Author: Mehmet Ali Eryilmaz
Institution: University of Health Sciences, Training and Research Hospital, Department of General Surgery, Konya, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Bibtex @research article { fppc503683, journal = {FAMILY PRACTICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE}, issn = {2458-8865}, eissn = {2459-1505}, address = {SERNEV}, year = {2019}, volume = {4}, pages = {31 - 35}, doi = {10.22391/fppc.503683}, title = {Evaluation of depression and anxiety levels in patients with a complaint of a breast mass: a prospective study}, key = {cite}, author = {Mercan, Seher and Solak, Ibrahim and Eryilmaz, Mehmet Ali} }
APA Mercan, S , Solak, I , Eryilmaz, M . (2019). Evaluation of depression and anxiety levels in patients with a complaint of a breast mass: a prospective study. FAMILY PRACTICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE, 4 (1), 31-35. DOI: 10.22391/fppc.503683
MLA Mercan, S , Solak, I , Eryilmaz, M . "Evaluation of depression and anxiety levels in patients with a complaint of a breast mass: a prospective study". FAMILY PRACTICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE 4 (2019): 31-35 <http://www.fppc.com.tr/issue/43926/503683>
Chicago Mercan, S , Solak, I , Eryilmaz, M . "Evaluation of depression and anxiety levels in patients with a complaint of a breast mass: a prospective study". FAMILY PRACTICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE 4 (2019): 31-35
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ISNAD Mercan, Seher , Solak, Ibrahim , Eryilmaz, Mehmet Ali . "Evaluation of depression and anxiety levels in patients with a complaint of a breast mass: a prospective study". FAMILY PRACTICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE 4 / 1 (March 2019): 31-35. https://doi.org/10.22391/fppc.503683