Evaluation of coping strategies, social support, and depressive symptoms in spouses of patients with hematological cancer

Abstract

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.

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@inproceedings{zkan2010EvaluationOC, title={Evaluation of coping strategies, social support, and depressive symptoms in spouses of patients with hematological cancer}, author={Safiye {\"{O}zkan and Yasemin Kutlu}, year={2010} }