Comparative Study

| Published: September 25, 2015

Effect of Psychological well being, Death Anxiety and Depression On curable & Incurable Disease Patients

Dr. Krishna J. Vaghela

Head & Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Yogiji Maharaj Mahavidyalaya, Dhari Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.008/20150204

DOI: 10.25215/0204.008


The present study has been designed to investigate the difference of psychological well- being, death anxiety, depression between incurable and curable diseases patients. The study was conducted over a sample of eighty patients both incurable diseases patients and curable diseases patients. All participates were administered the psychological well- being scale, death anxiety scale and depression scale. Data was analyzed using t-test. The results reported that exists a statistically significant difference in psychological well-being between incurable and curable diseases patients. As regarding the death anxiety in curable diseases patients was not different significantly from that of patients with incurable diseases. Significant difference is also observed between incurable diseases and curable diseases patients as regarding to their level of depression.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.008/20150204

DOI: 10.25215/0204.008

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Published in   Volume 02, Issue 4, July-September, 2015

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