The relationship between the perceived stress and the quality of life among the women with breast cancer

Movahedi*, Masume and Mohammad Khani, SHaram and Hasani, Jafar and Moghadasine, Maryam (2018) The relationship between the perceived stress and the quality of life among the women with breast cancer. Yafeh, 20 (3).

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Abstract

Background: Breast cancer according to global statistics, is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women throughout the world. The most obvious outcomes of breast cancer are psychological problems such as stress in patients which this lead to reduce the quality of life in patients. The purpose of this study is to determine the relationship of perceived stress with the quality of life in women suffered from breast cancer. Materials and Methods: This study is a descriptive-correlation one. The population includes all women with breast cancer who referred to shahid Rahemi Hospital (Breast Cancer Department). Using random sampling method, 300 patients were selected. To measure the variables, the DASS perceived stress questionnaire and the quality of life of cancer patients were used. Data were analyzed by regression correlation and confidence level of 95% using SPSS software version 24 in two descriptive and inferential levels. Results: The results showed that there is a relationship between the perceived stress and the quality of life of women who suffered from breast cancer. Conclusion: The results showed that there is a relationship between the perceived stress and the quality of life Keywords: Perceived Stress, Quality of Life, Cancer.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
R Medicine > RG Gynecology and obstetrics
Depositing User: Samira Sepahvandy
Date Deposited: 15 Dec 2018 04:59
Last Modified: 15 Dec 2018 04:59
URI: http://eprints.lums.ac.ir/id/eprint/1505

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