Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12259/56546
Type of publication: Tezės Clarivate Analytics Web of Science ar/ir Scopus / Theses in Clarivate Analytics Web of Science and/or Scopus DB (T1a)
Field of Science: Psichologija / Psychology (S006)
Author(s): Goštautas, Antanas;Lašaitė, Lina;Liuizienė, Edita;Žąsytytė, Egidija
Title: Health-related quality of life and sleep disturbances in males and females with type 2 diabetes mellitus
Is part of: Psychology & health. London : Routledge, 2011, Vol. 26, suppl. 2
Extent: p. 133-133
Date: 2011
Note: Special issue: "Health promotion interventions" : 25th conference of the European Health Psychology Society, Crete, Greece, 20-24 September 2011
Abstract: Studies show that type 2 diabetes (DM2) has a negative impact on health-related quality of life (HRQoL). The aim is to disclose peculiarities of HRQoL and sleep quality among males and females with DM2 and relatively healthy participants (RHP). Methods: 88 patients with DM2 (mean age – 63.07 10.48; 30 males, 58 females) and 101 RHP (mean age of 60.31 9.91; 26 males, 75 females) were investigated. The WHOQoL-BREF and Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) questionnaires were used. Findings: Females with DM2 reported worse HRQoL than males in physical, psychological and environmental domains (p50.05), higher sleep disturbances and daytime dysfunctions (p50.01). HRQoL negatively correlated with the quality of sleep in males and females with DM2 (p50.05). Females from RHP group tended to use more sleeping medications than females with DM2 (p50.01). In conclusion, negative impact of DM2 on HRQoL and quality of sleep is expressed more in females than in males
Internet: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/08870446.2011.617185
Affiliation(s): Kauno medicinos universiteto Endokrinologijos institutas
Lietuvos sveikatos mokslų universitetas
Lietuvos sveikatos mokslų universitetas. Endokrinologijos institutas
Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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