نوع مقاله : مقاله های پژوهشی
1 استادیار گروه جراحی اعصاب، دانشکدهی پزشکی، دانشگاه علوم پزشکی اصفهان، اصفهان، ایران
2 دانشجوی فلوشیپ، گروه جراحی اعصاب، دانشکدهی پزشکی، دانشگاه علوم پزشکی اصفهان، اصفهان، ایران
عنوان مقاله [English]
Background: This study aimed to determine the relationship between depression and the amount of pain relief after herniated disc surgery.Methods: In a cross-sectional study carried out in 2015-2016, in the Alzahra hospital, Isfahan, Iran, 300 patients undergoing lumbar disc hernia surgery were selected and the state of their mental disorder was determined using symptom checklist-90 (SCL-90) questionnaire and pain intensity before surgery and at the time of discharge and 14 days after surgery was determined based on visual analog scale standard and the relationship between mental disorder and the pain was assessed before and after the surgery.Findings: The mean score of mental disorders was 1.93 ± 0.37. According to the results, there is a direct correlation, 0.67 between the mean of pain score before the surgery and the mental disorder which was significant. There was a direct correlation between the mental disorder and pain score at discharge and at 14 days post- surgery, 0.74 and 0.55, respectively, which both were statistically significant (P < 0.001).Conclusion: The severity of mental disorders was associated with back pain in patients with herniated disc and the fact that mental disorders and can affect the quality of life. Thus, it is necessary for patients with disc herniation to be assessed and treated in terms of developing mental disorders.