Stress Management for Patient after Sleeve Gastroectomy: Case–Control Study


  • Ahmed Harbi Mohammed Student, College of Nursing, Department of Adult Nursing, University of Baghdad, Iraq
  • Huda Baker Hassan Jawad Professor, College of Nursing, Department of Adult Nursing, University of Baghdad, Iraq



Stress, Sleeve Gastroectomy, Stress Management


In general, obesity has been increasing at an alarming rate over the past 50 years. In 2022, obesity and its comorbidities accounted for 14.3 percent of this world health care expenditure [1]. A lot of people are uneasy about having bariatric surgery, and they could worry about what might go wrong before, during, or after the procedure. The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that between 266 and 360 million surgeries take place globally year. Studies show that over 75% of individuals have stress [2]. This research to determine the impact of the rehabilitation program on the stress levels of patients following sleeve gastrostomy, to find out the relationship between patient's stress status and demographic characteristics (age, sex, level of education, and marital state). The current study was carried out using a quasi-experimental design, (two groups comparison), the study was conducted in center of hepatopathy and digestive diseases in AL-Hussein Teaching Hospital at AL-Muthanna city in Iraq. Study Sample: A non-probability (purposive) sample was taken from patients who performed gastric sleeve and the sample was (50) patients. Use questionnaire in this study. After the program was implemented, it was discovered that the case group had improved compared to the control group on the post-test. The patient stress after sleeve gastrectomy was high stress. The program which implemented on patients had a benefit feedback on patients.


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How to Cite

Mohammed, A. H., & Jawad, H. B. H. (2024). Stress Management for Patient after Sleeve Gastroectomy: Case–Control Study. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HEALTH SYSTEMS AND MEDICAL SCIENCES, 3(3), 204–208.