Effects of treatment on anxiety levels among patients with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo

Our study included a total of 33 patients that presented to the otorhinolaryngology outpatient clinic with acute vertigo and were diagnosed to have posterior canal Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo

Akif Gunes; Yucel Yuzbasioglu

2019

Scholarcy highlights

  • Our study included a total of 33 patients that presented to the otorhinolaryngology outpatient clinic with acute vertigo and were diagnosed to have posterior canal Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
  • Patients diagnosed with posterior BPPV were applied Beck anxiety inventory prior to the treatment as well as 1 week and 4 weeks after the treatment
  • Compared to the control group, statistically significant changes were observed in relation to pre-treatment and post-treatment inventory scores
  • Educational status had no significant effect on inventory scores
  • It should be remembered that educational status should be considered when approaching patients
  • Informed consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the study

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