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Alvandi S, Mardani-Hamooleh M, Ghasemi F, Esmaeeli N, Haghani S. Mental Pain in People With Bipolar Disorder Hospitalized in a Psychiatric Hospital in Tehran, Iran. IJN 2022; 35 (136) :150-161
URL: http://ijn.iums.ac.ir/article-1-3525-en.html
1- Nursing and Midwifery Care Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
2- Nursing and Midwifery Care Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. , mardanihamoole.m@iums.ac.ir
3- Department of Psychiatric Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
4- Department of Psychology, Iran Psychiatric Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
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Background & Aims: Mental disorders are associated with a complex self-centered experience of negative emotions such as despair and lack of mental pain. This study aims to determine the mental pain of people with bipolar disorder (BD) hospitalized in a psychiatric hospital in Tehran, Iran.
Materials & Methods: This is a cross-sectional study. Participants were 153 patients with BD admitted to Iran Psychiatric hospital, who were selected by continuous sampling. Data collection tools were a demographic form and Orbach Mikulincer Mental Pain (OMMP) Scale. Data were analyzed in SPSS software, version 16 software using descriptive and inferential statistics.
Results: The mean score of OMMP scale in patients was 109.56±36.93. The variables of suicide attempt (P<0.001), economic status (P=0.002), and employment status (P=0.02) status had a significant relation with the mental pain of patients. 
Conclusion: The mental pain of hospitalized patients with BD in Tehran is at a moderate level. Patients with poor financial status, unemployed patients, and those with a history of suicide attempt have higher mental pain.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: nursing
Received: 2022/01/17 | Accepted: 2022/06/22 | Published: 2022/07/1

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