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RMJ. 2021; 46(3): 644-647


Impact of perceived level of stress among post stroke patients

Muhammad Waqas Ghauri, Muhammad Hafeez, Shahid Raza, Hafiz Irshad Ahmad, Abdul Salam.

Abstract
Objective: To measure the level of stress in patients suffering from stroke.
Methodology: This cross sectional study was conducted in different hospitals and clinics of Karachi and we used Non-probability convenient sampling technique. The Episize calculator was used for estimation of sample size. The subjects of both genders, living with stroke from one year in age range of 48-73 years were included, while subjects with recurrent stroke, taking anti-depressants, and cognitive/language disorders were excluded. The perceived stress scale was used for the assessment of stress. The data were analyzed using SPSS 22.
Results: Out of 100 patients, 68 were female and 32 male with mean age of 65.29+3.45 years. Most participants were from middle (45%) and lower class (44%) and having BMI category of overweight (56%) and obese (17%). A very small number (8%) showed often upset while 65% showed fairly often upset response and 23% showed that they were upset sometimes. We found that 68% who marked fairly often, showed that they were unable to control important things in life.
Conclusion: The level of perceived stress was found high among stroke patients, where 21% had moderate and 77% had high level of stress.

Key words: Depression, hemiplegia, perceived stress score, stress, stroke.


 
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Ghauri MW, Hafeez M, Raza S, Ahmad HI, Salam A. Impact of perceived level of stress among post stroke patients. RMJ. 2021; 46(3): 644-647.


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Ghauri MW, Hafeez M, Raza S, Ahmad HI, Salam A. Impact of perceived level of stress among post stroke patients. http://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=24554 [Access: August 06, 2021].


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Ghauri MW, Hafeez M, Raza S, Ahmad HI, Salam A. Impact of perceived level of stress among post stroke patients. RMJ. 2021; 46(3): 644-647.



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Ghauri MW, Hafeez M, Raza S, Ahmad HI, Salam A. Impact of perceived level of stress among post stroke patients. RMJ. (2021), [cited August 06, 2021]; 46(3): 644-647.



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Ghauri, M. W., Hafeez, . M., Raza, . S., Ahmad, . H. I. & Salam, . A. (2021) Impact of perceived level of stress among post stroke patients. RMJ, 46 (3), 644-647.



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Ghauri, Muhammad Waqas, Muhammad Hafeez, Shahid Raza, Hafiz Irshad Ahmad, and Abdul Salam. 2021. Impact of perceived level of stress among post stroke patients. Rawal Medical Journal, 46 (3), 644-647.



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Ghauri, Muhammad Waqas, Muhammad Hafeez, Shahid Raza, Hafiz Irshad Ahmad, and Abdul Salam. "Impact of perceived level of stress among post stroke patients." Rawal Medical Journal 46 (2021), 644-647.



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Ghauri, Muhammad Waqas, Muhammad Hafeez, Shahid Raza, Hafiz Irshad Ahmad, and Abdul Salam. "Impact of perceived level of stress among post stroke patients." Rawal Medical Journal 46.3 (2021), 644-647. Print.



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Ghauri, M. W., Hafeez, . M., Raza, . S., Ahmad, . H. I. & Salam, . A. (2021) Impact of perceived level of stress among post stroke patients. Rawal Medical Journal, 46 (3), 644-647.








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