The Comparison of Social Support Against the Life Quality of The Spinal Cord Injury Under Stress
Keywords:social support; life quality; veterans; PTSD
Introduction: The stress of war has caused severe problems for the individual and family. Spouses of veterans are gradually involved in family erosion. Lack of social protection and social dysfunction decreased life satisfaction and reduce intimacy between partners. Purpose: this study has been done in the purpose of comparing social support against the veteran’s life who are under stress. Method: This cross-sectional study was done on 79 posttraumatic stress disorder veteran wives and it was also done on 79 ordinary wives through convenience sampling. The instrument to collect the required information was the quality of life questionnaire which contained 36 SF questions and Medical Outcomes Study Social Support Survey (MOS-SS).and the needed information was collected by self-reported method. Results: Veteran wives social support with the mean and the standard deviation was 19.3±5.1 while it was 31.1±3.7 versus the ordinary wives and this difference was significant (Pless than 0.01).It showed the veteran wives quality of life with the mean and standard deviation of 46.3±.088 while it showed 66.9±8.5the mean and standard deviation for the ordinary wives and it showed the significant difference (Pless than 0.01). Conclusions: the obtained result showed that the quality of life related to the health and social support in veteran wives is lower in compare with the ordinary wives with the same situation, therefore educational, treatment and supporting and promoting plans for this group is necessary
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