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Abstract: PO1186

Analysis of Psychological Detachment of Primary Caregivers of Maintenance Hemodialysis Patients

Session Information

Category: Dialysis

  • 701 Dialysis: Hemodialysis and Frequent Dialysis

Authors

  • Yin, Jun, Third Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat sen University, Guangzhou, China
  • Yin, Jin-mei, the Fifth Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat sen University, Zhuhai, China
Background

Long term care for maintenance hemodialysis patients will bring physical, mental and economic burden to the caregivers. If the caregivers cannot detach during non working hours, it will affect their physical and mental health.The goal was to Analysis the psychological detachment level of primary caregivers of maintenance hemodialysis patients and its influencing factors.

Methods

By convenient sampling method,240 caregivers of maintenance hemodialysis patients in our hospital from June to September 2019 were selected and investigated by using Psychological Detachment Scale,Zarit Burden Inventory Scale,and Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale.

Results

The total score of psychological detachment of caregivers in maintenance hemodialysis patients was 12.02 ± 3.31, which was negatively correlated with the burden of caregivers (P < 0.01), and positively correlated with the total score of Warwick Edinburgh positive mental health(P<0.01) and psychological detachment level was high at 53.2% and low at 46.8%.The main influencing factors of caregiver's psychological detachment were time of care, type of character, burden of care, positive mental health, duration of dialysis and types of complications(P<0.01).

Conclusion

Medical staff should pay attention to the psychological status of caregivers and take positive measures to improve the level of psychological detachment and promote their physical and mental health.