The effect of psychosocial distress and self-transcendence on resilience in patients with cancer


ER S., ŞAHİN BAYINDIR G., Kayis A., BUZLU S.

PERSPECTIVES IN PSYCHIATRIC CARE, 2022 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ppc.13103
  • Journal Name: PERSPECTIVES IN PSYCHIATRIC CARE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Psycinfo
  • Keywords: cancer, psychosocial distress, resilience, self-transcendence, QUALITY-OF-LIFE, BREAST-CANCER, SUPPORT, WOMEN, DIAGNOSIS, IMPACT
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Purpose The aim of this study is to determine the effect of psychosocial distress and self-transcendence on resilience in individuals receiving cancer treatment. This descriptive-correlational study was conducted with individuals receiving cancer treatment (N = 105) from in the chemotherapy unit of a private hospital. Conclusion According to the results of the regression analysis, it was determined that psychosocial distress had a negative relationship with resilience, while self-transcendence had a positive relationship with resilience (p < 0.05). Practice Implication The results show that resilience is negatively affected by psychosocial distress and positively affected by self-transcendence. Psychiatric nurses can help patients with cancer find sources of self-transcendence and resilience.