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A Study on Effects of the Convergence of musculoskeletal disorders Women with Disabilities on Quality of life in Jeon-nam Area

근골격계질환 장애여성의 융복합이 삶의 질에 미치는 영향

  • Min, Je-Ho (Department of Alternative Medicine, Kwangju Women's University) ;
  • Han, Hee-Jeong (Department of Occupational Therapy, Sorabol college)
  • 민제호 (광주여자대학교 대체의학) ;
  • 한희정 (서라벌대학교 작업치료)
  • Received : 2015.07.22
  • Accepted : 2015.09.20
  • Published : 2015.09.28

Abstract

As we enter the era Convergence, commercialized convergence contents aimed at the disabled are giving a lot of help to them. This fusion research is aimed at providing necessary basic data and practical measures for these by analyzing the effect of influencing the quality of life for women with disabilities. This research was conducted with 250 disabled women living in Jeon-nam region from Jan,1 through April, 25 in 2015. After screening women aged 20-80 who had symptoms and musculoskeletal disorders and were using convergence contents, convergence projects were implemented with total 125 patients over 16 weeks. The result of the convergence projects showed that most of these experieced the decrease of musculoskeletal pain, the decrease of depressed levels, and the improvement of quality of life. Future studies should be done in terms of a long-term perspective and continuing support, and follow-up studies should also be done to evaluate its effectiveness.

Keywords

Musculoskeletal disorders;Women with Disabilities;quality of life;depression;convergence

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