The relationship between clinical characteristics and psychological status and quality of life in patients with vasovagal syncope


ATICI A. , Asoglu R., Demirkiran A., Serbest N. G. , Emektas B., Sarikaya R., ...More

NORTHERN CLINICS OF ISTANBUL, vol.7, no.3, pp.237-245, 2020 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/nci.2020.93753
  • Title of Journal : NORTHERN CLINICS OF ISTANBUL
  • Page Numbers: pp.237-245

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Syncope is characterized by sudden and short-term loss of postural tone and consciousness. Vasovagal syncope (VVS) episode is usually self-limiting, and it may affect patients' quality of life. In this study, we aimed to investigate the relationship between quality of life, Beck-depression and Beck-anxiety scales and clinical characteristics of the VVS patients.