Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

psychocorrection

Rehabilitation potential of patients with myasthenia gravis

Year: 2020, volume 16 Issue: №1 Pages: 371-377
Heading: Neurology Article type: Original article
Authors: Romanova T.V., Kalashnikova V.V., Romanov D.V.
Organization: Samara State Medical University
Summary:

Objective: to identify individual psychological characteristics that determine the rehabilitation potential of patients with myasthenia gravis. Material and Methods. A homogeneous group of patients was included in the examination in order to level the effect of the severity of the condition on the results obtained. We examined 25 patients with a generalized form of myasthenia gravis who were in a stable compensated state. The methodology "Rehabilitation Potential of Personality" was used. Quality of life was investigated using the SF-36 questionnaire. Results. Patients were divided into two subgroups according to their subjective assessment of quality of life. First subgroup consisted of patients with low values of the psychological component of quality of life (15 people); second subgroup consisted of patients with indicators on this scale similar to control group (10 people). Main indicators of "Rehabilitation Potential of Personality" questionnaire were compared in two subgroups and a correlation analysis of parameters of SF-36 questionnaire and indicators of rehabilitation potential was carried out. Conclusion. The psychological component of quality of life of patients with myasthenia is most dependent on internal picture of disease and emotional state. By providing targeted psychocorrectional effects, it is possible to increase patient's rehabilitation potential.

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Psychological predictors of reproductive attitudes among medical students

Year: 2017, volume 13 Issue: №3 Pages: 549-553
Heading: Sociology of Medicine Article type: Original article
Authors: Popkov V.M., Bugaeva I.O., Andriyanova Е.А., Aranovich I.Yu., Katkova A.V., Chernyshkova E.V., Aranovich L.M.
Organization: Scientific Research Institute of Traumatology Orthopedics and Neurosurgery of Saratov State Medical University n.a. V.I. Razumovsky
Summary:

The goal was to determine psychological predictors of reproductive attitudes among medical students. Material and Methods. The survey of 84 students (of the 3rd and the 5th year of medical faculty of Saratov State Medical University n.a. V. I. Razumovsky) was carried out using a combination of methods (questionnaire, testing) aimed to achieve the research goal. Results. Features of reproductive attitudes and reproductive intentions of students, as well as psychological characteristics of youth, such as personal maturity, belief in people and value orientations were studied. Psy- chological predictors of reproductive attitudes among medical students were determined. Conclusion. It was revealed that reproductive attitudes among students of the 5th year were higher than those of the 3rd year. There were gender differences in psychological predictors of reproductive attitudes among students. It was experimentally established that existence of faith in people, high level of personal maturity, high importance of personal values, altruistic values and values of acceptance of others had a positive impact on reproductive attitudes among young people. Based on the results of the study, recommendations were developed with the aim to improve reproductive attitudes and psychological readiness for parenting of medical students.

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