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RESEARCH ARTICLE

A Descriptive Study To Assess The Level Of Anxiety And Coping Strategies Among The Patients Admitted In Intensive Care Unit

G. Umamaheswari

Keywords : Anxiety, Coping Strategies

Citation Information : Umamaheswari G. A Descriptive Study To Assess The Level Of Anxiety And Coping Strategies Among The Patients Admitted In Intensive Care Unit. 2016; 9 (1):22-24.

DOI: 10.5005/pjn-9-1-22

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-04-2016

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Objectives- To assess the coping strategies among the patients admitted in intensive care unit and to correlate the level of anxiety and coping strategies. Method- Descriptive design was found to be relevant for this study with purposive sampling technique. Result- The results regarding the level of anxiety 2(6.6%) patient\'s perceived mild anxiety, 15(50%) patient\'s perceived moderate anxiety und 13(43.3%) patient\'s per-ceived severe anxiety. Regarding the coping strategies 2(6.6%) patients had good coping and 15(50%) had moderate coping and 13(43.3%) had poor coping; Conclusion- The study Coping positively will aid in better prognosis.


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