Volume 19, Issue 5 (Nov-Dec 2011)                   JSSU 2011, 19(5): 627-36 | Back to browse issues page

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Hamzeh S, Beirami M, Hashemi nosratabadi T. Comparison of Personality Trait, Negative Experienced Emotions and Coping Styles Between Healthy Women and Those Suffering From Cancer. JSSU. 2011; 19 (5) :627-36
URL: http://jssu.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-1738-en.html
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Introduction: Considering the importance of cancer as one of the main causes of mortality in the world and the role of various factors, including psychological ones in its onset. In this study we compared some of these factors such as personality traits, negative experienced emotions and coping styles in healthy women and those with cancer. Methods: In this study, 83 women with cancer(referred to Imam Khomeini hospital of Tehran in a one- month period) and 85 healthy subjects(selected by using available sampling method and matched with the first group). Then Personality inventory of Eysenck and inventory type D(DS14) and Folkman and Lazarus coping styles on were studied in both groups. Data analysis was performed by T Hoteling test and multivariate analysis of variance(MANOVA). Results: Two groups of women(cancer- healthy) were significantly different for personality trait of extraversion, negative emotion experiences and emotional-oriented coping and problem-oriented coping. Conclusion: Women with cancer compared to healthy women experienced more negative emotions and had lower score in extraversion and used more emotion-oriented coping styles and less problem-oriented styles
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Type of Study: Original article | Subject: General
Received: 2011/12/13

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