Comparative Study

| Published: March 10, 2017

Hope and Mental Well Being among Male and Female Cancer Patients

Sana Fatima

Scholar, Department of Psychology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh U.P., India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.126/20170402

DOI: 10.25215/0402.126


Hope and Mental well being are important for an individual’s life and same goes for the cancer patients. The aim of the present study is to see the hope and mental well being among male and female cancer patients. The hypotheses of the study was to examine that there will be no difference between male and female cancer patient on hope and on mental well being. The sample of this study included 60 subjects (30 male and 30 female subjects) selected by purposive sampling from Aligarh district of U.P. In this study two inventories were used viz., Herth Hope Index and Warwick-Edinburgh Mental well-being scale. Investigator used mean, standard deviation and t-test, and in order to draw out the results. A quantitative approach was used by the researcher to conduct this study; data collection and data analysis were done using this approach.  The results of the study are that there exists no difference found between male and female cancer patients on hope, and there exist no difference between male and female cancer patients on mental well-being.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429



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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 2, January-March, 2017