آگاهی و نگرش دانشجویان پزشکی و کارکنان دانشگاه علوم پزشکی اردبیل نسبت به بیماری صرع

عباسی, وحید and مولایی, بهنام and مبارکی, نوشین and اناری, حسن (1398) آگاهی و نگرش دانشجویان پزشکی و کارکنان دانشگاه علوم پزشکی اردبیل نسبت به بیماری صرع. International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries ــ 3 (9). pp. 30-33. شاپا 1658-7820

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Knowledge and attitude toward epilepsy among Ardabil Medical University students and staff, Ardabil, Iran

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Background: Epilepsy is a common neurologic disorder that occurs as frequent seizures. This study investigates the awareness and perception on �epilepsy� amongst Ardabil Medical university staff and students in Ardabil province, Iran. Methodology: In this cross-sectional study, 151 staff and medical students in Ardabil Medical university, Ardabil province, Iran, filled out an investigator designed questionnaire including questions about their knowledge and attitude concerning epilepsy. There were 17 questions in the questionnaire. Nine questions addressed the knowledge and the rest were about attitude and perception. Results: 151 samples completed the questionnaires. Most of participants had proper awareness about the definition about epilepsy; whereas, approximately 93.4% had heard about the term epilepsy. Most of participants had a positive attitude towards epilepsy; however, misconceptions and negative attitudes were observed. Conclusion: Results showed that the awareness of participants about the etiology of epilepsy and their attitude was in moderate level, hence, educational programs by health centers for increasing the people awareness and attitudes about epilepsy is essential.

Item Type:Article
زبان سند : انگلیسی
نویسنده اول :وحید عباسی
نویسنده :بهنام مولایی
نویسنده مسئول :نوشین مبارکی
نویسنده :حسن اناری
Additional Information:Indexed in: Google Scholar
کلیدواژه ها (انگلیسی):Attitude, Knowledge, Epilepsy, Ardabil
Subjects:WL Nervous system
Divisions:Faculty of Medicine > Department of Anesthesiology , Obstetrics & Gynecology
Faculty of Medicine > Department of Radiology
Faculty of Medicine > Department of Dermatology , Psychiatry , Neurology
ID Code:12126
Deposited By: Dr Vahid Abbasi
Deposited On:02 Jun 1398 11:29
Last Modified:31 Jan 1400 10:34

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