Self-esteem of patients with coronary artery disease

  • Daniele Alcalá Pompeo
  • Letícia Palota Eid
  • Isabela Gonzales Carvalho
  • Eduarda dos Santos Bertolli
  • Natalia Serafim de Oliveira
Keywords: Coronary Disease, Self Concept, Adjustment Disorders.


Objective: to evaluate the self-esteem of individuals with coronary artery disease. Methods:this is a cross-sectional study, carried out with 77 participants. The instruments used were Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale and Rosenberg Self-esteem Scale. Results: most of the participants had moderate self-esteem, 48 (62.3%), followed by a low self-esteem, 29 (37.7%), being influenced by the variables gender (p=0.040), education level (p=0.009), anxious symptoms (p=0.010) and depressive (p=0.030). Conclusion: patients with coronary artery disease presented medium and low self-esteem scores. Higher levels of self-esteem were associated with females, higher education level and the presence of anxiety and depression symptoms.

How to Cite
Pompeo, D. A., Eid, L. P., Carvalho, I. G., Bertolli, E. dos S., & Oliveira, N. S. de. (2018). Self-esteem of patients with coronary artery disease. Rev Rene, 18(6), 712-719.
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