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RMJ. 2018; 43(2): 272-275


Psychosocial issues and quality of life of women with post-menopausal osteoporosis

Fatima Naeem Malik, Farwah Ali, Sadia Saleem, Zahid Mahmood.

Abstract
Objective: To determine the relationship between psychosocial stressors and quality of life in females with post-menopausal osteoporosis.
Methodology: A total of 100 females with age from 50-63 years (Mean 56.133.16) were selected from two government hospitals and one private clinic through purposive sampling strategy. The patients were given Psychosocial Stressor Scale for female with Post-Menopausal Osteoporosis World Health Organization Quality of Life brief questionnaire along with a demographic performa.
Results: There was a negative relation between psychosocial stressors and quality of life in female with post-menopausal osteoporosis. Psychosocial stressors like lack of self-regulation and lack of social support negatively predicted different dimensions of Quality of life physical, social, psychological, and environmental.
Conclusion: It is important to identify psychosocial problems of females with post-menopausal osteoporosis. Early identification will help providing counselling services and to work in collaboration with mental health practitioners, and medical professionals to provide comprehensive treatment plan keeping in mind bio psycho social model.

Key words: Post-menopausal osteoporosis, quality of life, psycho social stressors, bio psycho social model


 
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Fatima Naeem Malik, Farwah Ali, Sadia Saleem, Zahid Mahmood. Psychosocial issues and quality of life of women with post-menopausal osteoporosis. RMJ. 2018; 43(2): 272-275.


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Fatima Naeem Malik, Farwah Ali, Sadia Saleem, Zahid Mahmood. Psychosocial issues and quality of life of women with post-menopausal osteoporosis. RMJ. (2018), [cited March 22, 2019]; 43(2): 272-275.



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Fatima Naeem Malik, Farwah Ali, Sadia Saleem, Zahid Mahmood (2018) Psychosocial issues and quality of life of women with post-menopausal osteoporosis. RMJ, 43 (2), 272-275.



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Fatima Naeem Malik, Farwah Ali, Sadia Saleem, Zahid Mahmood. 2018. Psychosocial issues and quality of life of women with post-menopausal osteoporosis. Rawal Medical Journal, 43 (2), 272-275.



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Fatima Naeem Malik, Farwah Ali, Sadia Saleem, Zahid Mahmood. "Psychosocial issues and quality of life of women with post-menopausal osteoporosis." Rawal Medical Journal 43 (2018), 272-275.



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Fatima Naeem Malik, Farwah Ali, Sadia Saleem, Zahid Mahmood. "Psychosocial issues and quality of life of women with post-menopausal osteoporosis." Rawal Medical Journal 43.2 (2018), 272-275. Print.



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Fatima Naeem Malik, Farwah Ali, Sadia Saleem, Zahid Mahmood (2018) Psychosocial issues and quality of life of women with post-menopausal osteoporosis. Rawal Medical Journal, 43 (2), 272-275.








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