Evaluation of the relationship between loneliness and medication adherence in patients with diabetes mellitus: A cross-sectional study

Kuşaslan Avcı D.

JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL RESEARCH, vol.46, no.8, pp.3149-3161, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Objective The emotional status of patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) is important in the course of treatment. The present study aimed to determine the level of loneliness among patients with DM and to evaluate the relationship between the patients' level of loneliness and medication adherence.