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| Published: March 30, 2017

Relationship between Caretakers Variable on Occupation and Coping Strategies of Caretakers Attending to Patients with Cancer Problems

M. Sandhya Rani

Department Of Human Development And Family Studies, College Of Home science, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, Hyderabad India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. P. Sree Devi

Assistant Professor-Department Of Human Development And Family Studies, College Of Home science, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, Hyderabad India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.199/20170402

DOI: 10.25215/0402.199

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The present study makes an attempt to understand the Relationship between Caretaker Variable on Occupation and Coping Strategies of Caretakers Attending to Patients with Cancer Problems. Caretakers who were ready and willing to extend their cooperation for in-depth interview were selected as population for the study. Thus a total number of 80 caretakers were selected purposively for conducting the present study. The results revealed that caretakers used both approach and avoidance coping styles. Higher the occupational status of the care taker, better were the coping strategies i.e. they were using more approach coping strategies.

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M. Sandhya Rani @ amruthasandhya013@gmail.com

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ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.199/20170402

DOI: 10.25215/0402.199

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

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