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Shenakht Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry 2020, 6(6): 66-76 Back to browse issues page
Prediction of death anxiety based on emotional self-regulation and self-efficacy in cancer patients
Taimour Khamoshi Darmarani , Omid Moradi
Assistance Professor, Department of Psychology, Sanandaj Branch, Islamic Azad University, Sanandaj, Iran
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Introduction: Death anxiety can be one of the important psychological diagnoses in cancer patients.
Aim: The peresent study aimed at predicting death anxiety based on emotional self-regulation and self-efficacy in cancer patients.
Method: This is a descriptive correlational study. The statistical population included all of cancer patients in Kermanshah city in the years 2019. A sample of 150 cancer patients were randomly selected. Measurement tools included death anxiety questionnaire, Gross and John emotional self-regulation questionnaire, Scherrer self-efficacy questionnaire. To analyze the data, Pearson correlation coefficient and Concurrent regression were used.
Results: The results showed that there is no significant relationship between emotional self-regulation and death anxiety (P=0.29, R=-0.087). But there is a significant inverse relationship between self-efficacy and death anxiety (P<0.001). Although The results of regression analysis showed that emotional self-regulation and self-efficacy predict 15% of the variance of the death anxiety variable.
Conclusion: Based on the findings in this study, it is necessary to emphasize these psychological characteristics in educational, prevention and treatment programs in hospitals.
Keywords: Death anxiety, Emotional self-regulation, Self-efficacy, Cancer
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2019/11/1 | Accepted: 2020/01/20
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Khamoshi Darmarani T, Moradi O. Prediction of death anxiety based on emotional self-regulation and self-efficacy in cancer patients. Shenakht Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry. 2020; 6 (6) :66-76
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Volume 6, Issue 6 (Shenakht Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry 2020) Back to browse issues page
فصلنامه علمی پژوهشی شناخت Shenakht journal of psychology & psychiatry
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