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J Research Health 2018, 8(3): 226-233 Back to browse issues page
The relationship of emotional well-being with women’s characteristics suffering from breast cancer
Elham Pazouki Toroudi , Somayyeh Kazemian
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Breast cancer is the most widespread diagnosed illness in women all over the world. The current study’s aim is to analyze the relationship of emotional well-being with women’s characteristics suffering from breast cancer. This research has been a correlation study. The population studied the women suffering from breast cancer being visited by clinics and hospitals of Semnan state that 250 participants were sampled. Questionnaires have been used for receiving data in this study: The questionnaire of life quality SF- 36 and the questionnaire of temperament and character of Cloninger. The results indicated that the correlation coefficient between emotional well-being and novelty seeking dimensions and vulnerability, cooperativeness, self-directedness is significant. The results from regression analysis proved that the subscale level of novelty seeking, vulnerability, cooperativeness and self-directedness are significant in predicting emotional well-being. The results indicate that there is a significant statistical relationship between emotional well-being and characteristic dimensions. According to this relationship we can conclude that the experience of stressful events in life can lead to negative emotions. Thus, providing psychological interventions can reduce the harmful variables of characteristic and increase the well-being in treatment protocol of patients and life satisfaction.
Keywords: Breast Cancer, Characteristic Dimensions, Emotional Well-being
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Type of Study: Orginal Article | Subject: Applicable
Received: 2016/12/10 | Accepted: 2017/10/25 | Published: 2018/04/29

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