Assessment of the Level of Spiritualty among the Patients with Major Depressive Disorder in Sulaimani City

Authors

  • Taha Ahmad Faraj*1, Professor Dr. Salwa Shakir Muhsin 2

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i2.3024

Keywords:

Spirituality, Depression, Patients, Major depressive disorder

Abstract

Background: Major depressive disorder has been associated with greater morbidity and mortality. Many researchers have been sought complex association between depressions with spirituality. The levels of severity of such factor can play role in the causes, recovery and predictor of depression. Objectives: The main objective of this study is to assess the levels of spirituality. Method: A quantitative descriptive design, conducted at psychiatric clinic in Ali Kamal medical consultation center in Sulaimani City. A non-probability, convenient sampling was recruited of 150 patients with major depressive disorder attending the psychiatric clinic. The data were collected from December, 21st, 2017 to April 1st, 2018 by the researcher of current study through the utilization of structured Face-to-Face interview guided by the questionnaire. Result: The result shows that the patients with major depressive disorder experience high spirituality value. Conclusions: The study conclude that high spirituality value on its own the strongest significant factor may represents emotional source and possibly used to handle or cope with depressed mood by the patients.

Author Biography

Taha Ahmad Faraj*1, Professor Dr. Salwa Shakir Muhsin 2

1 Lecture at College of Nursing/University of Sulaimani 2 College of Nursing/University of Sulaimani

Published

2020-04-29

How to Cite

Taha Ahmad Faraj*1, Professor Dr. Salwa Shakir Muhsin 2. (2020). Assessment of the Level of Spiritualty among the Patients with Major Depressive Disorder in Sulaimani City. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(2), 971-976. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i2.3024