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:: Volume 2, Issue 4 (Winter 2015) ::
J Diabetes Nurs 2015, 2(4): 16-24 Back to browse issues page
An Investigation of the Relationship between Perceived Social Support and Resilience in Diabetic Patients Referring to Ali Asghar Clinic of Zahedan
H Lakzaei , A Mansuri , F Bamari , M Khammari , H Nuri sanchooli
Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Medical Sciences, Zabol, Iran , alimansuri1369@gmail.com
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  Introduction : Nowadays, diabetes is one of the most prevalent diseases which can cause severe psychotic effects. Thus, determining factors affecting health is of tremendously important for improving psychological health of diabetic patients. Accordingly, the aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between social support and resilience in diabetic patients.

  Methodology : This cross-sectional study was of descriptive-analytical design. A total of 95 diabetic patients were selected by means of census sampling. Connor-Davidson resilience scale and multidimensional scale of perceived social support were applied to obtain data. To analyze the data, in addition to descriptive statistics, inferential statistical analyses including Pearson correlation coefficient, t-test, one-way ANOVA and linear regression analysis were performed using SPSS.

  Results : The findings of this study showed a significant correlation between social support and resilience of diabetic patients (P<0.0001, r=0.54). Among the subscales of social support, social support of family, social support of the most important people in patients’ life and social support from friends had a significant relationship with resilience in diabetic patients (P<0.0001). The linear regression results showed that social support predicts 26 % of variance in resiliency.

  Conclusion : The results indicated that increased social support improves resilience of the diabetic patients which, in turn, aides individuals to encounter their problems .


Keywords: Diabetes, Resilience, Social support
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Received: 2015/07/15 | Accepted: 2015/07/15 | Published: 2015/07/15
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Lakzaei H, mansuri A, bamari F, Khammari M, Nuri sanchooli H. An Investigation of the Relationship between Perceived Social Support and Resilience in Diabetic Patients Referring to Ali Asghar Clinic of Zahedan. J Diabetes Nurs 2015; 2 (4) :16-24
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Volume 2, Issue 4 (Winter 2015) Back to browse issues page
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