The Prevalence of Prosthesis Use with the Effects on Body Image, Depression, Anxiety and Self-Esteem in Lower-Extremity Amputations


ATAY İ. M. , Turgay O., ATAY T.

TURKIYE FIZIKSEL TIP VE REHABILITASYON DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, vol.60, no.3, pp.184-187, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 60 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/tftrd.2014.56767
  • Title of Journal : TURKIYE FIZIKSEL TIP VE REHABILITASYON DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.184-187

Abstract

Objective: Amputation is a tragic event that changes body image, causes a loss in movement freedom, and lowers self-esteem. The aim of this study is to evaluate the use of prostheses in patients after lower extremity amputations.