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__Armaghane Danesh__ 2014, 19(5): 470-479 Back to browse issues page
The Role of Religious Coping in Predicting Quality of Life in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis
N Askari, Z Nikmanesh 1
1- , nikmanesh@ped.usb.ac.ir
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Background & aim: Multiple sclerosis is a chronic disease of the nervous system which usually begins in young adults and pathologically characterized by demyelination and glial scarring. According to psychological problems after suffering, the aim of this study was to investigate the influence of religious coping on quality of life in patients with MS. Methods: In the present descriptive study, forty-three patients with multiple sclerosis referred to the CNS Center of Ali bin Abi Talib Hospital of Zahedan, Iran, in 2013 were selected. Using religious coping and quality of life, variables were assessed. The data were analyzed by using the correlation and step-wise regression methods. Results: A positive correlation were seen between religious coping with the passive role due to emotional problems (of QOL) and between religious activities and democratic assessments a significant (p<0.05). The regression results also showed that religious activities in the first step alone 0.07 changed the psychological quality of life and in the second step religious activity along with passive religious coping predicted 0.2 of changes of psychological quality of life. Conclusion: Increasing religious and spiritual activities may contribute to improving the quality of life in patients with multiple sclerosis.
Keywords: Multiple Sclerosis, Religious Coping, Quality of life
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/04/11 | Accepted: 2015/04/11 | Published: 2015/04/11
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Askari N, Nikmanesh Z. The Role of Religious Coping in Predicting Quality of Life in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis. Armaghane danesh. 2014; 19 (5) :470-479
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