Sekundární příznaky zdravotního postižení v mezinárodních studiích

Title in English Secondary symptoms of disability in international studies


Year of publication 2017
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Časopis lékařů českých
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Education

Keywords Secondary conditions; individual with disabilities; obesity; skin disease; depression
Description The overview study deals with the secondary conditions in individuals with disability. In the framework of the overview study 24 researches (1984 - 2016) were analyzed. According to the researches, individuals with disabilities are exposed to several secondary conditions such as obesity, pressure sores, metabolic imbalance, pain, fatigue, depression and others. Secondary conditions have been observed mainly in individuals with physical disability. The most frequently used research approach was a quantitative research strategy based on the form of a questionnaire. The range of research sample differs among selected studies. Smallest research sample consisted of 71 respondents, the largest of 3076 respondents. Secondary symptoms of disability may be perceived as less serious problems, however their presence and cumulation can significantly decrease the quality of life of people with disabilities.
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