Spirituality, Anxiety and Depression Among People Receiving Hemodialysis Treatment in Jordan: A Cross-Sectional Study

AbstractSpirituality is an important factor that may mediate the detrimental impacts of hemodialysis on mental health. Lack of research examining spirituality and mental health in the Arab world in general and Jordan in particular encouraged this research. The study examined levels of spirituality, depression and anxiety and explored the association between them among patients receiving hemodialysis treatment in Jordan. A cross-sectional design was used to recruit 202 patients receiving hemodialysis treatment. Self-administered questionnaires including spiritual well-being scale, depression and anxiety and a demographic data sheet were used. The data were analyzed using SPSS and descriptive, inferential statistics and linear multivariate regression. The majority of respondents reported moderate mean levels of spirituality well-being (62.4%), while 60.9% and 80.2% scored low-to-moderate levels of depression, respectively. Only 22.3% reported moderate-to-severe anxiety levels. Increasing anxiety and number of co-morbid conditions were predictors of depression. No significant correlations were found between spirituality neither with the sample characteristics nor with depression and anxiety. It was found that depression and anxiety are common among respondents. Spirituality was of medium importance to them, yet it was not significantly associated with depression and anxiety. The implications of this study for holistic clinical practice are explored.
Source: Journal of Religion and Health - Category: Medical Ethics Source Type: research

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Source: Saudi Medical Journal - Category: Middle East Health Tags: Saudi Med J Source Type: research
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Source: Blood Purification - Category: Hematology Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Korean Medical Science - Category: Biomedical Science Tags: J Korean Med Sci Source Type: research
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Source: International Journal of Nephrology and Renovascular Disease - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Int J Nephrol Renovasc Dis Source Type: research
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Source: Renal Failure - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Ren Fail Source Type: research
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Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research
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