The relationship between the coping strategy and the psychological well-being among the women with breast cancer

Movahedi*, Masume and Mohammad Khani, Sharam and Hasani, Jafar and Moghadasin, Maryam (2019) The relationship between the coping strategy and the psychological well-being among the women with breast cancer. Yafteh, 20 (4).

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Abstract

Background: Cancer is a destructive and usually progressive disease while put too much stress on the patient's family and the society. Therfore, recognizing the factors which are effective in well-being of these patients is very influentioal and important to help to diminish the stress they are experience. This study was administered aimed to determine the relationship between coping strategies with the psychological well-being in women suffered from breast cancer Materials and Methods: This research was a descriptive-correlation study. The statistical population consiseted of all women with breast cancer who referred to Shahid Rahimi Hospital of Khoramabad (Cancer Department). Using convenient sampling method 300 patients were selected. To measure the variables, the psychological well-being questionnaire of Ryff and the coping strategies questionnaire of Lazarus were used. Data were analyzed in two descriptive and inferential levels by regression and correlation analysis and using SPSS software version 24. Results: Results indicated that there were significant relationships between the coping strategies and the psychological well-being among the women with breast cancer. But there was no relationship between Emotional coping strategy and psychological well-being. Conclusion: It is infered from the study results that there is the relationship between coping strategy and psychological well-being. The type of coping strategy used in stressful situations affects the psychological well-being of breast cancer. Considering these results designing the therapeutic and educational programs in area of identifying and applying adaptive coping styles could be helpful in increasing the psychological well-being of these patients. Keywords: breast cancer، coping strategies, Psychological well-being

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
R Medicine > RG Gynecology and obstetrics
Depositing User: Samira Sepahvandy
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2019 06:25
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2019 06:25
URI: http://eprints.lums.ac.ir/id/eprint/1561

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