Avicenna Journal of Neuro Psych Physiology Avicenna Journal of Neuro Psych Physiology Avicenna J Neuro Psych Physio http://www.avicennajnpp.com 2383-2436 2383-2444 10.5812/ajnpp. en jalali 2017 6 24 gregorian 2017 6 24 3 1
en 10.17795/ajnpp-37470 Adjustment to Diabetes Among Diabetic Patients: The Roles of Social Support and Self-Efficacy Adjustment to Diabetes Among Diabetic Patients: The Roles of Social Support and Self-Efficacy research-article research-article Results

The data revealed that self-efficacy (P < 0.001) and social support (P < 0.001) are indicators than can significantly anticipate levels of adjustment in diabetic patients. Moreover, it has been revealed that self-efficiency plays a significant and, indeed, fundamental role in adjustment anticipation.

Conclusions

It can be concluded that self-efficacy and social support are important in predicting the adjustment levels of diabetic patients. Furthermore, self-efficacy has a more potent function here than social support as it affects every individual’s self-confidence and quality of life.

Objectives

The aim of this study is to examine the roles of social support and self-efficacy in predicting the level of adjustment to living with diabetes in diabetic patients.

Patients and Methods

In this cross-sectional study, we investigated the ability to predict diabetic patients’ adjustment to diabetes through analyzing levels of social support and self-efficacy. The population used for this survey was a random sample of 167 diabetic patients, who were dependent on insulin injections. The participants were 18 to 60 years old and had been members of the Iranian Diabetes Society since 2014. They were asked to complete Sullivan’s “adjustment to diabetes” test, and were examined using 1) Zimet’s Multidimensional Scale of social support and 2) the Coping Self-efficacy scale for confrontation of problems. Data analysis was performed using the SPSS (version 16) statistical software package, for which Pearson’s correlation test and the multiple regression method (linear method) were used.

Background

Controlling diabetes requires management of the relationship between the patient and the initial attention team. Social and environmental factors lead to lifestyle variations in relation to the health care, community support, and social support received. Theess areas have an effect upon patients’ self-organization and self-efficacy. Self-efficacy can be recognized objectively as one of the strongest predictors of a patient’s physical condition, causing behavior variations. It can be defined as an individual’s level of trust in his/her ability to adopt a particular kind of behavior.

Results

The data revealed that self-efficacy (P < 0.001) and social support (P < 0.001) are indicators than can significantly anticipate levels of adjustment in diabetic patients. Moreover, it has been revealed that self-efficiency plays a significant and, indeed, fundamental role in adjustment anticipation.

Conclusions

It can be concluded that self-efficacy and social support are important in predicting the adjustment levels of diabetic patients. Furthermore, self-efficacy has a more potent function here than social support as it affects every individual’s self-confidence and quality of life.

Objectives

The aim of this study is to examine the roles of social support and self-efficacy in predicting the level of adjustment to living with diabetes in diabetic patients.

Patients and Methods

In this cross-sectional study, we investigated the ability to predict diabetic patients’ adjustment to diabetes through analyzing levels of social support and self-efficacy. The population used for this survey was a random sample of 167 diabetic patients, who were dependent on insulin injections. The participants were 18 to 60 years old and had been members of the Iranian Diabetes Society since 2014. They were asked to complete Sullivan’s “adjustment to diabetes” test, and were examined using 1) Zimet’s Multidimensional Scale of social support and 2) the Coping Self-efficacy scale for confrontation of problems. Data analysis was performed using the SPSS (version 16) statistical software package, for which Pearson’s correlation test and the multiple regression method (linear method) were used.

Background

Controlling diabetes requires management of the relationship between the patient and the initial attention team. Social and environmental factors lead to lifestyle variations in relation to the health care, community support, and social support received. Theess areas have an effect upon patients’ self-organization and self-efficacy. Self-efficacy can be recognized objectively as one of the strongest predictors of a patient’s physical condition, causing behavior variations. It can be defined as an individual’s level of trust in his/her ability to adopt a particular kind of behavior.

Diabetes;Adjustment;Social Support;Self-Efficacy Diabetes;Adjustment;Social Support;Self-Efficacy http://www.avicennajnpp.com/index.php?page=article&article_id=37470 Saeid Yazdi-Ravandi Saeid Yazdi-Ravandi Young Researchers and Elite Club, Rudehen Branch, Islamic Azad University, Rudehen, IR Iran; Behavioral Disorders and Substance Abuse Research Center, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, IR Iran Young Researchers and Elite Club, Rudehen Branch, Islamic Azad University, Rudehen, IR Iran; Behavioral Disorders and Substance Abuse Research Center, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, IR Iran Zahra Taslimi Zahra Taslimi Young Researchers and Elite Club, Rudehen Branch, Islamic Azad University, Rudehen, IR Iran; Neurophysiology Research Center, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, IR Iran Young Researchers and Elite Club, Rudehen Branch, Islamic Azad University, Rudehen, IR Iran; Neurophysiology Research Center, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, IR Iran Mohammad Ahmadpanah Mohammad Ahmadpanah Behavioral Disorders and Substance Abuse Research Center, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, IR Iran Behavioral Disorders and Substance Abuse Research Center, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, IR Iran Ali Ghaleiha Ali Ghaleiha Behavioral Disorders and Substance Abuse Research Center, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, IR Iran; Behavioral Disorders and Substance Abuse Research Center, Farshchian Hospital, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, IR Iran. Tel: +98-9358331910, Tel/Fax: +98-8118271066 Behavioral Disorders and Substance Abuse Research Center, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, IR Iran; Behavioral Disorders and Substance Abuse Research Center, Farshchian Hospital, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, IR Iran. Tel: +98-9358331910, Tel/Fax: +98-8118271066