Volume 24, Issue 7 (Monthly-Oct 2013)                   J Urmia Univ Med Sci 2013, 24(7): 471-482 | Back to browse issues page

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Zemestani M, Hasannejad L, Nejadian A. COMPARISON OF QUALITY OF LIFE, SLEEP QUALITY AND SOCIAL ADJUSTMENT OF CANCEROUS PATIENTS WITH INTACT INDIVIDUAL IN AHVAZ CITY. J Urmia Univ Med Sci. 2013; 24 (7) :471-482
URL: http://umj.umsu.ac.ir/article-1-1844-en.html
Shafa Hospital, Ahvaz, , Leila hnn@hotmail.com
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  Background & Aims : Epidemiologic studies show that cancer influences human life everywhere regardless of their race, color, cultural, educational, and economic background. The effect of cancer on quality of life and other psychological variables motivates researchers to do many studies in this field. This study aimed to compare the quality of life and sleep and social adjustment of cancerous patients with intact individual in Ahvaz.

  Materials & Methods : This study was conducted on 100 cancerous patients who were selected using the census sampling method, and 100 intact individuals who were selected using the judicative sampling method. The measures used in this study were WHO Quality of Life- BREF, Cancer Quality of life Questionnaire, Social Adjustment scale and a researcher-made demographic questionnaire. In order to analyze the data, multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA) and uni-variate analysis of variance (ANOVA) methods were used.

  Results : The findings showed that there was a significant difference in quality of life, sleep quality, and social adjustment between cancerous patients with intact individual .

  Conclusion : The cancerous patients compared with the intact individuals had lower quality of life, sleep quality, and social adjustment skills.

  SOURCE: URMIA MED J 2013: 24(7): 482 ISSN: 1027-3727

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