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RELATIONS BETWEEN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, QUALITY OF LIFE, SELF-ESTEEM AND RESILIENCE STIGMA, IN PATIENTS WITH EPILEPSY

Grant number: 13/18864-1
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): March 01, 2014
Effective date (End): February 28, 2015
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Physical Education
Principal researcher:Paula Teixeira Fernandes
Grantee:Simone Thiemi Kishimoto
Home Institution: Faculdade de Educação Física (FEF). Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Campinas , SP, Brazil

Abstract

Epilepsy is a neurological condition characterized by recurrent seizures and spontaneous in the brain. Although common, can affect cognitive function, emotional and behavioral, work capacity, social functioning, family stability and self-esteem of the patient, thus influencing their quality of life. Nowadays, health has become one of the most important benefits associated with physical activity. Thus, the physical education teachers have acquired a new profile seen his performance in the health, illness and care (Vaisberg, 2010).In this context, this study aims to evaluate some psychological aspects - quality of life, self-esteem, resilience and stigma in epilepsy patients epilepsy ward HC / UNICAMP, compared to the intensity of physical activities. The instruments are: 1) IPAQ (Matsudo et al., 2001): measures the degree of physical activity of patients, 2) WHOQOL-BREF (The WHOQOL Group, 1998): prepared by the World Health Organization to measure quality of life and 3) QOLIE-31 (Cramer et al., 1998): specific tool to assess quality of life in patients with epilepsy, 4) self-esteem scale (Avanci et al., 2007): assesses the attitude and feeling positive or negative for himself; 5) Resilience Scale (Pesce et al., 2005): measured levels of positive psychosocial adaptation in the face of important life events; 6) Stigma Scale of Epilepsy (Fernandes et al., 2007) quantifies the perception stigma of epilepsy. The results obtained will help to expand the level of information of these patients and healthcare professionals, as well as have a multiplier effect by disseminating and publishing the data.

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. Relations between physical activity and psychological aspects in patientes with epilepsy. 2015. Master's Dissertation - Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Faculdade de Educação Física.

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