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| Published: September 05, 2017

Relationship of Posttraumatic Growth with Religious Coping and Optimism among Breast Cancer Patients of Kashmir

Samina ,

Research scholar, Department of Psychology, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Dr. Touseef Rizvi

Sr. Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.099/20170404

DOI: 10.25215/0404.099

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The current study assesses the relationship of posttraumatic growth with religious coping and optimism among female breast cancer patients of Kashmir. Purposive sampling technique was used for the sampling purpose. 100 breast cancer patients ranging between the ages of 25 to 70 years were taken. The tools used for the present study were Posttraumatic Growth Inventory (PTGI, 1996), Iranian Religious Coping Scale (2011) and Life Orientation Test-Revised (LOT-R, 1994). Results of the study revealed that religious coping and optimism is positively and significantly correlated with posttraumatic growth
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ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.099/20170404

DOI: 10.25215/0404.099

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 4, July-September, 2017

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