Correlation of Anxiety, Depression and Sleep Quality in Patients with Chronic Pain before and after Treatment

  • Shuqin Yang
Keywords: Chronic pain; Anxiety; Depression; Sleep quality; Correlation analysis

Abstract

To explore the correlation analysis of anxiety, depression and sleep quality in patients with chronic pain before
and after treatment. To select 48 patients with chronic pain, the 2×2 factorial design was used. Each case was
considered as one units, and two factors affecting each unit. The chronic pain factors (3 levels: mild pain and
moderate pain, severe pain) and treatment factors (2 levels: untreated, pregabalin 450mg•d-1, 3 oral
administration) of all the combinations. 48 patients be divide into 6 groups (n=8). All subjects were assessed by
mood state and sleep quality, and the amount of the study included the Hamilton depression rating scale,
Hamilton anxiety scale and Pittsburgh sleep quality index. Chronic pain factors on the subjects of the Hamilton
depression rating scale, Hamilton Anxiety Scale score and Pittsburgh sleep quality index has a significant
impact, that is, the more serious the pain, the degree of depression is also serious. The Hamilton depression
rating scale, Hamilton anxiety rating scale and Pittsburgh sleep quality index were statistically significant. The
depression and anxiety and sleep disorders of the patients who did not receive the standard treatment were more
serious than the patients who received standard treatment (P<0.05). Patients with chronic pain associated with
significant depression, anxiety and sleep disorders. There was a positive correlation between the degree of pain,
abnormal mood and sleep disturbance.

Published
2020-05-01