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Psychological and cognition and quality of life in patients with vertigo

Sai Sailesh Kumar Goothy, Padmanabha B V, Mukkadan J K.

Abstract
Background: Assessment of the psychological, cognitive, and quality of life in the patients of vertigo helps to plan better management methods.

Aim and Objective: The present study was designed to assess the psychological and cognition and quality of life in patients with vertigo.

Materials and Methods: The study included 30 vertigo patients (cases) and 30 age- and gender-matched healthy participants (controls). Depression, anxiety, and stress were assessed using DASS 42 questionnaire. Spatial and verbal memory test was used to assess the cognition functions of the participants. Quality of life was assessed using the World Health Organization Quality of Life-BREF questionnaire which is standardized questionnaire by the World Health Organization.

Results: Depression, anxiety, and stress levels were significantly higher in the vertigo patients when compared with healthy controls (P < 0.0001). Spatial (P = 0.0008) and verbal memory (P < 0.0001) scores were significantly lower in the vertigo patients when compared with healthy controls. All the four domains of quality of life were significantly decreased in the vertigo patients when compared with healthy controls (P < 0.0001).

Conclusion: There was a significant increase in the negative emotions and significant decrease in the cognitive parameters and quality of life in the vertigo patients when compared with healthy controls.

Key words: Vertigo Patients; Cognitive Parameters; Quality of Life


 
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Goothy, Sai Sailesh Kumar, Padmanabha B V, and Mukkadan J K. 2020. Psychological and cognition and quality of life in patients with vertigo. doi:10.5455/njppp.2020.10.09328201911042020



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Goothy, Sai Sailesh Kumar, Padmanabha B V, and Mukkadan J K. "Psychological and cognition and quality of life in patients with vertigo." doi:10.5455/njppp.2020.10.09328201911042020



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Goothy, Sai Sailesh Kumar, Padmanabha B V, and Mukkadan J K. "Psychological and cognition and quality of life in patients with vertigo." doi:10.5455/njppp.2020.10.09328201911042020



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Goothy, S. S. K., V, . P. B. & K, . M. J. (2020) Psychological and cognition and quality of life in patients with vertigo. doi:10.5455/njppp.2020.10.09328201911042020