Psychosocial wellbeing of patients with multidrug resistant tuberculosis voluntarily confined to long-term hospitalisation in Nigeria
: BMJ Global Health OUTPUT TYPE
: Journal Article PUBLICATION YEAR
: O.Oladimeji, B.A.Ushie, E.E.Udoh, K.E.Oladimeji, O.M.Ige, O.Obasanya, D.Lekharu, O.Atilola, L.Lawson, O.Eltayeb, M.Gidado, J.M.Tsoka-Gwegweni, C.A.Ihekweauzu, C.ChaselaKEYWORDS
, PSYCHOLOGICAL PROBLEMS
: Human and Social Capabilities (HSC)
: HSRC Library: shelf number 9578
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Patient isolation, which is a widely successful treatment strategy for tuberculosis (TB), has been suspected to have effects on patient psychosocial wellbeing. We assessed the psychosocial wellbeing of multidrug resistant TB (MDR-TB) patients in voluntary and isolated longterm hospitalisation in Nigeria. 98 accessible and consenting patients in four drug-resistant treatment centres (University College Hospital and Government Chest Hospital, Ibadan; Mainland Hospital, Lagos, and Lawrence Henshaw Memorial Hospital, Calabar) were enrolled in this study. Females had more psychosocial concerns compared with males. The most common concerns recorded among respondents were concern that people will get to know that the respondent had a bad type of TB (70%), discontent with being separated from and longing for the company of their marital partner (72%), concerns that they may have taken too many drugs (73%), and displeasure with being unable to continue to engage in their usual social and economic activities (75%). Respondents who were employed had eight times the odds of having more psychosocial concerns than the median number among respondents. Respondents who were supported by their own families during hospitalisation experienced a lower burden of psychosocial concerns compared with those
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