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Salehi R, Dehshiri G. Post-traumatic growth in cancer patients: the role of psychological well-being, spiritual well-being, subjective well-being, and hope. rph. 2018; 12 (2) :1-13
URL: http://rph.khu.ac.ir/article-1-3158-en.html
1- Allame Tabatabae university , raheme.salehi@gmail.com
2- Alzahra University
Abstract:   (4557 Views)
The role of post-traumatic growth has been approved in cancer patients, which can have a positive psychological effect in cancer patients. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between post-traumatic growth with spiritual well-being, subjective well-being, psychological well-being, and hope in cancer patients. Methods: The sample of this research consisted of 225 patients with cancer who were selected by convenience sampling method. The assessment tools have been including the silver lining questionnaire, spiritual well-being scale, well-being index WHO-5 Satisfaction with Life Scale and positive affect and negative affect schedule and hope scale. The results showed that post-traumatic growth has a positive and significant relationship with the variables of psychological well-being, spiritual well-being, subjective well-being and hope. The variables of psychological well-being and existential well-being and the pathway component of hope have a significant role in predicting post-traumatic growth. In general, the results of this study indicate the importance of the post-traumatic growth dimensions in improving the mental status of cancer patients.
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/05/1 | Accepted: 2018/09/22 | Published: 2018/09/22

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