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Iran J War Public Health 2022, 14(3): 249-256 Back to browse issues page
Psychosomatic Causes of the Musculoskeletal System Diseases
O. Falova *1, L. Onufriieva2, O. Khartsiy3, H. Kazarova3
1- Department of Practical Psychology, Ukrainian State Engineering Pedagogical Academy, Kharkiv, Ukraine , o.falova8210@nuos.pro
2- Department of General and Applied Psychology, Kamianets-Podіlskyi National Ivan Ohiienko University, Kamianets-Podilskyi, Ukraine
3- Department of Practical Psychology, Ukrainian State Engineering Pedagogical Academy, Kharkiv, Ukraine
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Aims: The purpose of the study was to establish the relationship between psychological factors and impaired functioning of the musculoskeletal system.
Instrument & Methods: To achieve the purpose of the study, numerous methods were used, including theoretical (analysis, synthesis, generalisation) and practical (Depression, Anxiety, and Stress Scales; Nordic Musculoskeletal Questionnaire; Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire. Statistical significance between the studied indicators was established using Cronbach's Alpha coefficient.
Findings: The results of the study established that employees who were in the range of average indicators according to the stress detection method had a higher risk of musculoskeletal disorders. These rates were high even considering some variables, such as smoking, age, and body mass index scores.
Conclusion: Intense stress leads to disorders in the musculoskeletal system. In particular, such emotions as anger, frustration, annoyance, confusion, tension, hatred, anxiety, and nervousness cause stress. Not only the experience and frequency of such feelings but also the repetition of actions and movements cause injuries or disorders of the musculoskeletal system.
Article number: 1
Keywords: Physical Disorders, Skeletal System, Psychosomatics, Personality, Mental Problems, Stress
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Article Type: Descriptive & Survey | Subject: Psychology of Veterans or Handicapped
Received: 2022/03/30 | Accepted: 2022/05/27 | Published: 2022/07/1
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Falova O, Onufriieva L, Khartsiy O, Kazarova H. Psychosomatic Causes of the Musculoskeletal System Diseases. Iran J War Public Health 2022; 14 (3) :249-256
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