Materials and methods: A descriptive design was used in current study. The study was carried out at the hematology clinic of 2 university hospitals located in İstanbul. The convenience sample consisted of 150 spouses of patients who had hematological cancer. The data were collected through structured face-to-face interviews using a questionnaire form, the “Ways of Coping” Questionnaire, the Multidimensional Perceived Social Support Scale, and Beck Depression Inventory. Percentage t-tests and Pearson’s product moment correlation were used to analyze the data.