Background. Pelvic organ prolapse is a disorder with a worldwide spread. Aim of this paper was to investigate locus of control of behaviour in female patients before and after a session of rehabilitative behavioural therapy. Methods. Locus of Control of Behaviour (LCB) scale was administered to 300 women suffering from pelvic organ prolapse before and after treatment. T-Student was run for statistical evaluation. Results. A significant reduction in the LCB patients’ score was found after treatment. Conclusions. Results support the efficacy of rehabilitationbehavioural techniques in increasing patients' self-efficacy in their control over the prolapse symptoms.

A specific application of locus of control of behaviour scale on patients with pelvic floor alteration

LEANZA V;VECCHIO, Rosario;CIOTTA, Lilliana;LEANZA G;
2015

Abstract

Background. Pelvic organ prolapse is a disorder with a worldwide spread. Aim of this paper was to investigate locus of control of behaviour in female patients before and after a session of rehabilitative behavioural therapy. Methods. Locus of Control of Behaviour (LCB) scale was administered to 300 women suffering from pelvic organ prolapse before and after treatment. T-Student was run for statistical evaluation. Results. A significant reduction in the LCB patients’ score was found after treatment. Conclusions. Results support the efficacy of rehabilitationbehavioural techniques in increasing patients' self-efficacy in their control over the prolapse symptoms.
Pelvic organ prolapsed ; Locus of control of behaviour; Quality of life
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