Research Article
Volume 11 Issue 8 - 2022
Personal Factors Determining the Sustainability of Compliance among Patients with Transient Ischemic Attack
Nikita A Bondarenko*
Communal Non-Profit Enterprise, Department of Neurology, “Kiev City Clinical Hospital №3”, Kiev, Ukraine
*Corresponding Author: Nikita A Bondarenko, Communal Non-Profit Enterprise, Department of Neurology, “Kiev City Clinical Hospital №3”, Kiev, Ukraine..
Received: June 25, 2022; Published: July 29, 2022


The article is a summary of the results of a pilot phase of an ongoing study to determine the factors that affect the compliance of patients with a Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA). All patients, in addition to the standard comprehensive examination, which included taking anamnesis, recording blood pressure, biochemical tests and MRI, were asked to fill out the MMPI questionnaire (in the abbreviated version of Mini-Mult), as well as the PHQ-9 questionnaire, reflecting the level of depression and the modified Morisky-Green questionnaire, measuring the degree of compliance. Based on factor analysis, it was found that certain personal characteristics of patients predetermine the declarative or real nature of compliance peculiarly already at the stage of discharge from the hospital: patients with psychotic accentuation, as well as with neurotic accentuation, tend to declarative cooperation in the direction of preventing an acute vascular episode (stroke). The former - is due to distrust and a tendency to excitable reactions, and the latter is due to anxiety and the need for sympathy. The same patients who suffer from depression count on cooperation with medical personnel and paramedics (doctor, psychologist, social worker) and responsibly treat the developed conditions and rules of interaction.

Keywords: A Pilot Study; Compliance; Transient Ischemic Attack; Factor Analysis; Stroke Prevention


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Citation: Nikita A Bondarenko. “Personal Factors Determining the Sustainability of Compliance among Patients with Transient Ischemic Attack”. EC Psychology and Psychiatry 11.8 (2022): 29-35.

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