Mehdi Khabazkhoob

Department of Epidemiology, Noor Research Center for Ophthalmic Epidemiology, Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran, Iran


  • Research   
    Correlation between Perceived Social Support and Resilience in the Family of Patients with Cancer
    Author(s): Nasrin Fekrat Salim, Fariba Borhani*, Mahsa Boozari Pour and Mehdi Khabazkhoob

    Background: The pressure of caring from patients with cancer can be a form of stress and influence caregivers’ daily life and health. Considering the problems caused by the burden of cancer for patients and their families, this study was aimed to investigate the correlation between perceived social support and resilience in the family of patients with cancer. Materials and Methods: This descriptive-correlation study was conducted on 114 family caregivers of patients with cancer. Data collection tools were Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC), Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (MSPSS) and demographic questionnaire. The data were analysed through SPSS software (version 21) considering a significant level of 0.05. Results: The mean resilience score was 90.56 ± 9.64 and the mean soci.. Read More»

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