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| Published: April 25, 2017

Optimism and Quality of Life among Cardiovascular Disorder Patients

Sabiha Yasmeen ,

Research scholar, Department of Psychology, A.M.U, Aligarh, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Mohd. Ilyas Khan

Professor, Department of Psychology, A.M.U, Aligarh, India *Responding Author Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.009/20170403

DOI: 10.25215/0403.009


The role of psychological factors in the occurrence of Cardiovascular Disorder has been, widely excepted. CVD is a family of diseases that includes hypertension, coronary artery disease (CAD) and stroke. The present study is an attempt to investigate the role of optimism on quality of life among Cardiovascular Disorder patients.  100 patients were comprised as the sample for this investigation. The sample further categorized in terms of gender i.e. male and female.  LOT – Revised version of the original LOT (Scheier & Carver 1992) and World Health Organization quality of life questionnaire-short version (WHOQOL-BREF) of the WHOQOL-100 SCALE (The WHOQOL Group, 1993a; 1993b) were used. The data will be analyzed by using appropriate statistical techniques. It is expected that optimism will improve the quality of life among cardiovascular disorder patients.
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ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.009/20170403

DOI: 10.25215/0403.009

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 3, April-June, 2017

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