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Title: Effectiveness of meditation on depression and quality of life among women with breast cancer subjected to mastectomy
Researcher: Santhi S
Guide(s): Ravi A
Keywords: Depression And Quality
Mastectomy
Meditation
Women With Breast Cancer
Upload Date: 24-Apr-2014
University: Sri Ramachandra University
Completed Date: 2013
Abstract: Title of the study: A study to evaluate the effectiveness of meditation on depression and quality of life among women with breast cancer subjected to mastectomy admitted in selected hospitals at Chennai. Purpose: To improve women with breast cancer subjected to mastectomy outcome related to depression and QoL. Objectives: The objectives of the study were to, 1. evaluate the effectiveness of meditation on depression among women with breast cancer subjected to mastectomy. 2. determine the effectiveness of meditation on QoL among women with breast cancer subjected to mastectomy. 3. identify the relationship between depression and QoL among women with breast cancer subjected to mastectomy. 4. associate the selected background variables with depression and QoL among women with breast cancer subjected to mastectomy. Related literature were reviewed and Calistra Roy s adaptation model was used for conceptual framework. Methodology: The research design adopted for this study was quantitative quasi experimental non-randomized with the components of manipulation, non-randomization and control. The sample size was 300, 150 in each group selected through purposive sampling technique. Settings were Sri Ramachandra Hospital and Cancer Institute Adyar, Chennai. The instruments had 4 parts: Part I- Background and Clinical Variables, Part II- BDI-II, Part III- QoL Breast Cancer Version and Part IV- Meditation performance check list. Data were collected from both groups on previous day of surgery, after 30th day and 90th day from the day they were discharged. The intervention (video) installed one to one basis on previous day of surgery, second and third post-operative day for the study group, but in the control group the video was shown on the 90th day after the assessment of depression and QoL. Findings : The level of depression among patients with breast cancer subjected to mastectomy between the study and the control group showed that in pretest 20 (13.3 %) women in the study group and 5 (3.3%) in the cont
Pagination: 234p.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10603/17936
Appears in Departments:College of Nursing

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