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BACKGROUND According to World Health Organization (WHO), spirituality is an important domain of quality of life especially in terminal, life threatens chronic diseases. For many people spirituality and religion are not just very important dimensions of their existence, but also a source of support that contributes to wellbeing and coping with everyday(More)
INTRODUCTION Patients who suffer from chronic renal disease face problems in many aspects of their life; problems such as physical and social as well as mental such as stress, anxiety, depression. In addition, they exhibit an amount of spiritual needs, which relate and influence the psychological adaptation to the illness. AIM The aim of this article is(More)
Background: Patients who suffer from chronic renal disease face problems in many aspects of their life, problems that are physical, social as well as mental, such as stress, anxiety, depression. Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) exhibit a number of spiritual needs, which relate to and influence the psychological adaptation to the illness. Aim: The(More)
Introduction: Alzheimer's disease is an age-related neurodegenerative disorder with progressive loss of cognitive function and other manifestations in the central nervous system. It has been found that 45% of patients exhibit sleep disorders. Purpose: This study aims to describe the role and effects of melatonin levels in Alzheimer's disease. Methods: In a(More)
Many nurses today are religious and sometimes there exist some religious motivations on becoming a nurse. They are often responsible through their care to assess and facilitate spiritual well-being, identify spiritual distress and to provide religious and spiritual care. Nurses need to understand their own spirituality and religiosity before they can(More)
Spiritual health is one of the important aspects of health status that is often neglected. AIM the present study aims to evaluate spiritual wellbeing in end stage renal disease patients undergoing hemodialysis and its relation to sociodemographic and clinical variables. METHODS A convenience sample of 183 individuals undergoing hemodialysis was(More)
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