| Published: September 25, 2016
Hope and Psychological Well Being among Diabetes Patients: A Correlational Study
Hope is an optimism that is experienced even though the individual may have little personal control over the situation. This nature of hope changes the behaviour of patients and these changes influence various aspect of personality psychological well-being of patients and make their behaviour somewhat positive towards their disease to cope with it. One’s capacity to hope for things places an absolute limit on one’s power. Thus, Adult hope of patients helps them to deal with their disease in a positive manner. Diabetes is a type of disease in which patients have to face crucial time during their treatment period. The present study has been done to examine the influence of hope on psychological well-being, for this purpose the sample of 100 diabetes patients (50 male and 50 female diabetes patients) were selected randomly from Rajiv Gandhi Centre for diabetes JNMC, A.M.U, Aligarh. The adult hope questionnaire and psychological well-being scale was administered on diabetes patients to collect data. T-test and Pearson product moment co-efficient of correlation were used for data analysis. The obtained result revealed significance difference between male and female diabetes patients on hope and psychological well-being and relationship between hope and psychological well-being was found significantly positive.
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© 2016, A Nabi, T Ahmad, I Khan
Received: July 12, 2016; Revision Received: August 16, 2016; Accepted: September 25, 2016
Published in Volume 03, Issue 4, July-September, 2016