OUTCOME OF MOTIVATION IN THE LIGHT OF QURANIC TEACHINGS IN POST STROKE PATIENTS WISHING FOR DEATH
Objective: To determine the outcome of motivation in the light of Quranic teachings in post stroke patients praying to Allah to take them from this world (wishing for death).
Study Design: A descriptive study.
Place and Duration of Study: Combined Military Hospital (CMH) Lahore form 1 Jan 2015 to 30 June 2016.
Material and Methods: Post stroke Muslim patients visiting Neurology clinic of CMH Lahore and praying to Allah to take them from this world (wishing for death). They were motivated in the light of Quranic teachings and outcome was determined during subsequent visits.
Results: A total of 30 patients, all of them male Muslims, were studied; 23.3% showed some motivation, 66.7% were fairly motivated and 10% were highly motivated.
Conclusion: In post stroke Muslim patients motivation in the light of Quranic guidance had change their attitudes towards their disability and wish for death.