Determination of loneliness and depression in coronary intensive care unit patients


Tel H. , Tel H., Kangalli P.

NEUROLOGY PSYCHIATRY AND BRAIN RESEARCH, vol.12, no.2, pp.63-68, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Title of Journal : NEUROLOGY PSYCHIATRY AND BRAIN RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.63-68

Abstract

Individuals in a coronary intensive care unit can experience feelings of loneliness and depression. These feelings that are experienced can have a negative effect on the patient's progress. Although it is known that it is an important stressor for patients in the intensive care unit the emotional reactions that an individual have not adequately taken into consideration.