Anxiety and depressions in relatives of patients admitted in intensive care units

@inproceedings{Maruiti2008AnxietyAD,
  title={Anxiety and depressions in relatives of patients admitted in intensive care units},
  author={Marina Rumiko Maruiti and Luzia Elaine Galdeano and Olga Guilhermina Dias Farah},
  year={2008}
}
ABSTRACT Objective: to identify the occurrence of symptoms of anxiety and/or depression in relatives of patients admitted in an intensive care unitand correlate the presence of such symptoms with the relatives™ gender, age, and with the total length of the patient™s hospital stay. Methods: The sample consisted of 39 relatives of critical patients. The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale was used for data collect ion. Results: 11 (28.2%) possible cases of anxiety, 17 (43.6%) probable cases of… CONTINUE READING

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