The relation between Internet and social media use and the demographic and clinical parameters, quality of life, depression, cognitive function and sleep quality in hemodialysis patients Social media and hemodialysis


Afsar B.

GENERAL HOSPITAL PSYCHIATRY, vol.35, no.6, pp.625-630, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2013.05.001
  • Title of Journal : GENERAL HOSPITAL PSYCHIATRY
  • Page Numbers: pp.625-630

Abstract

Objective: There are very few studies in the literature investigating the Internet use in hemodialysis (HD) patients. However, no study examined the relationship between Internet and social media use and quality of life, depression, cognitive function and sleep problems in HD patients.