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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Evaluation of pain and depression in women with endometriosis after a multi-professional group intervention
Author: Lorencatto, C
Vieira, MJN
Marques, A
Benetti-Pinto, CL
Petta, CA
Abstract: OBJECTIVE. Evaluate pain and depression scores before and after multi-professional group intervention In women with endometriosis as compared to those who old not participate In this activity. METHODS. A total of 128 women attended at the Endometriosis Outpatient facility CAISM/UNICAMP, was assessed and dstributed equally Into two groups: women who received group Intervention and those who old not All women completed the Beck Depression Inventory and the Analogical Visual Scale. RESULTS. There was a significant decrease in pale and depression scores at the end of group Intervention, Women who had not participated in the intervention had higher initial scores of pain when compared to those who had. On the other hand, in the group without intervention, depression scores were lower. A positive correlation was identified between pain and depression in both groups. CONCLUSION. Group intervention was efficient in diminishing pain and depression in women with endometriosis and may be included In the conventional treatment for patients affected by this disease.
Subject: endometriosis
chronic pelvic pain
support group
Country: Brasil
Editor: Assoc Medica Brasileira
Citation: Revista Da Associacao Medica Brasileira. Assoc Medica Brasileira, v. 53, n. 5, n. 433, n. 438, 2007.
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1590/S0104-42302007000500020
Date Issue: 2007
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