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The Relationship between Attachment Style and Social Support and Mental Health in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus Type 1 and 2


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Diabetes is a common disease, and one of the biggest health problems in the world, the importance of diabetes, this study examined the relationship between attachment style and social support and mental health in patients with diabetes mellitus type 1 and 2. In this study 49 patients with type 1 diabetes and 91 patients with type 2 diabetes over a period of 3 months and convenience were sampled. In this study, a mental health questionnaire (GHQ) of Goldberg, attachment style (RAAS) Collins and Reid and social support (MOS) and data from Stuart was used as a measurement tool. Data analysis was performed using SPSS version 16. The results of the analysis of variance and regression parameters indicated between attachment style and social support, mental health, there is a significant relationship. Matrix correlation coefficient showed a significant correlation between scores on the mental health and attachment anxiety exists between scores on the psychological and social support, social support subscale somatic symptoms, anxiety and depression, and mental health aspects of emotional support, affection and interaction there is a significant negative relationship between social support and social dysfunction subscale there was a significant positive relationship. The t-test showed that the scores of attachment styles are different between patients with diabetes mellitus type 1 and 2, for example, after the close score type 2 diabetes than type1, and these differences were statistically significant. In total, 7/9% of the variance in mental health is explained by social support and attachment style. According to the t-statistic, respectively 1/79 and 3 will be shown with 99 percent confidence that these variables predicted changes related to mental health. Due to physical illness, psychological problems, an approach in the field of health psychology that can have many benefits for the community of psychologists and medical community.

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Mental Health, Attachment Style, Social Support and Diabetes Type 1 And Type 2 Diabetes
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Afsaneh Sobhi
Department of Psychology, Zanjan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Zanjan, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Masoud Hejazi
Department of Psychology, Zanjan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Zanjan, Iran, Islamic Republic of

Abstract


Diabetes is a common disease, and one of the biggest health problems in the world, the importance of diabetes, this study examined the relationship between attachment style and social support and mental health in patients with diabetes mellitus type 1 and 2. In this study 49 patients with type 1 diabetes and 91 patients with type 2 diabetes over a period of 3 months and convenience were sampled. In this study, a mental health questionnaire (GHQ) of Goldberg, attachment style (RAAS) Collins and Reid and social support (MOS) and data from Stuart was used as a measurement tool. Data analysis was performed using SPSS version 16. The results of the analysis of variance and regression parameters indicated between attachment style and social support, mental health, there is a significant relationship. Matrix correlation coefficient showed a significant correlation between scores on the mental health and attachment anxiety exists between scores on the psychological and social support, social support subscale somatic symptoms, anxiety and depression, and mental health aspects of emotional support, affection and interaction there is a significant negative relationship between social support and social dysfunction subscale there was a significant positive relationship. The t-test showed that the scores of attachment styles are different between patients with diabetes mellitus type 1 and 2, for example, after the close score type 2 diabetes than type1, and these differences were statistically significant. In total, 7/9% of the variance in mental health is explained by social support and attachment style. According to the t-statistic, respectively 1/79 and 3 will be shown with 99 percent confidence that these variables predicted changes related to mental health. Due to physical illness, psychological problems, an approach in the field of health psychology that can have many benefits for the community of psychologists and medical community.

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Mental Health, Attachment Style, Social Support and Diabetes Type 1 And Type 2 Diabetes