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Kazemi M, Heidari S, Azimpoor A, Babaloo T, Baljani E. The impact of spiritual counseling in life satisfaction of patients with cancer. Sci J Hamadan Nurs Midwifery Fac. 2018; 26 (5)
URL: http://nmj.umsha.ac.ir/article-1-1795-en.html
1- University of Guilan , baljanies@gmail.com
2- Islamic Azad university urmia branch
3- Department of Education and training
Abstract:   (1301 Views)
As therapeutic interventions in relation to threaten life had completely failed to cope with the problems facing patients with cancer, Consulting with a spiritual approach in patients with cancer has been considered by researchers. The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of spiritual consultation in life satisfaction of cancer patients.
This study was a clinical trial. The data collection tool was a two-part questionnaire. The study population included all patients with cancer was admitted to Urmia city hospital. The number of samples was 76 cancer patients who were chosen and then randomly divided into two intervention and control groups. Patients in the control group received routine care hospitals, but patients in the intervention group received 10 sessions of spiritual counseling. In order to compare the life satisfaction scores before and after treatment were used paired t-test and independent t- test was used for between-group. The significance level was p< 0.05.
Paired t-test showed that life satisfaction scores before and after treatment no significant difference in control group patients with cancer (p>0.05), While in the intervention group are significantly different (p<0.05) and so independent t- test show that life satisfaction Scores in patients with cancer between the intervention and control groups after the intervention had significantly different (p<0.05).Conclusion:Nurses should pay attention to patients' spiritual needs to the background and unique needs of patients and help patients to benefit from advocacy resources in this area.
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Nursing
Received: 2017/09/17 | Accepted: 2017/11/29 | Published: 2018/03/16

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