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| Published: March 25, 2016

Silver Lining and Hope in Relation with the Quality of Life in Adult Cancer Patients

Dr. Shanmukh V. Kamble

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Karnatak University Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.003/20160302

DOI: 10.25215/0302.003

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The objective of this study was to find the impact of finding a Silver lining and Hope in sickness on the Quality of Life in Stage 1 and Stage 2 Cancer patients. The sample for the study consisted of 397 Cancer patients aged between 36 to 67 years (Male=156 & Female= 241). The Silver Lining Scale, Adult Hope Scale and the Quality of Life for Adult Cancer Survivors were administered on the participants. Results indicated that Silver lining and Trait hope was a significant predictor in Quality of Life in Cancer Patients. The implication of this study is to improve the Quality of Life in patients by empowering them with the cognitive strategies of finding a Silver lining and enhancing Hope.
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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.003/20160302

DOI: 10.25215/0302.003

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 2, January-March, 2016

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