Perceived social support, anxiety, and self-care among patients receiving hemodialysis


Mollaoglu M.

DIALYSIS & TRANSPLANTATION, vol.35, no.3, pp.144-151, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/dat.20002
  • Title of Journal : DIALYSIS & TRANSPLANTATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.144-151

Abstract

Background. Hemodialysis therapy requires patients to undergo major lifestyle changes. Patients with increased perceived social support and decreased anxiety are more likely to enhance self-care.