Title

Level of psychosocial adaptive responses among clients with cerebrovascular accident in selected hospitals in Cavite

Date of Completion

2006

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Keywords

Psychosocial Functioning, Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms, Psychology, Social, Cerebvascular Disorders, Stroke

Abstract

This study utilized a quantitative descriptive design. The respondents were composed of 80 cerebrovascular accident clients chosen using convenience sampling in selected hospitals in Cavite. A self-made questionnaire was used to obtain data. Frequency distribution, percentage distribution, mean, f-test (ANOVA) and t-test served as the statistical tools. The following conclusions were drawn: 1) Most of the respondents were 51-70 years old, male, married, Catholic, attained high school education, with a family income of P10,000 and below, and with ischemic type of stroke for 1 year and below; 2) The respondents had a high level of psychosocial adaptive responses; 3) There was a significant difference in the level of psychosocial adaptive responses among clients with cerebrovascular accident in terms of family income while there were no significant differences in the level of psychosocial adaptive responses among clients with cerebrovascular accident in terms of age, gender, religious affiliation, educational attainment, civil status, duration of stroke, and type of stroke

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