Effects of the preoperative anxiety and depression on the postoperative pain in rhinoplasty and septoplasty patients

Altuntas E. E. , Kavakci O., Kugu N. , Muderris S.

HEALTHMED, cilt.6, sa.8, ss.2658-2664, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 6 Konu: 8
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Dergi Adı: HEALTHMED
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.2658-2664


Objective: Anxiety and depressive disorders can be widespread among patients who are being treated in surgical clinics and they can affect operation outcomes. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between the level of their anxiety and depression in the preoperative period and the pain level in the postoperative period in rhinoplasty and septoplasty patients.