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Objective: The research was conducted to identify the factors influencing social adaptation to the disease in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Material and Methods: The cross-sectional study was carried out prospectively in a pandemic hospital in Istanbul between 10 May 2020 and 30 May 2020 after obtaining the permission of the Ministry of Health COVID-19 Scientific Research Evaluation Commission, institutional permission and ethics committee permission, with 100 patients who accepted to participate in the study who received inpatient treatment due to COVID-19. A patient information form, which includes demographic information, and the Psychosocial Self-Adjustment to Illness Scale were administered to the patients.
Results: The mean age of patients participating in the study was 45.74±17.27 years, 49% were female, 63% were married, 25% had completed primary school, and 41% were not working. The mean psychosocial adjustment score of individuals with COVID-19 was 39.27±19.53.
Conclusion: COVID-19 patients were observed to have a moderate psychosocial adjustment to the disease. Gender, marital status, education level, the presence of chronic diseases, and age were identified as factors influencing psychosocial adjustment.
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