Volume 16, Issue 12 (March 2019)                   Nursing and Midwifery Journal 2019, 16(12): 856-864 | Back to browse issues page

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nasiri F, keshavarz Z, davazdahemami M, karimkhanizandi S, nasiri M. THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SPIRITUAL CARE ON THE SELF-EFFICACY OF WOMEN WITH BREAST CANCER. Nursing and Midwifery Journal 2019; 16 (12) :856-864
URL: http://unmf.umsu.ac.ir/article-1-3645-en.html
1- School of Nursing and Midwifery of Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- Associate Professor, Ph.D. in Reproductive Health, Midwifery and Reproductive Health Research Center, Reproductive Health & Midwifery Faculty, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran (Corresponding Author) , keshavarzzohre@yahoo.com
3- Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Medicine, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4- Ph.D. in Oncology Radiotherapy, Kamkhar Arabnia Hospital, Qom Faculty of Medicine, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, Iran
5- Department of Statistics, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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Background & Aims: Breast cancer is one of the common cancers in many countries and in Iran that reduces self-efficacy. The aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness of spiritual care on self-efficacy of women with breast cancer. Material & Methods: This experimental study was carried out on 40 women with breast cancer in 2017 in selected centers of Qom. They were randomly divided into two groups of intervention (n=20) and control (n = 20). For the intervention group, six sessions of spiritual care (one session in a week and each session for 90 minutes) were performed. Demographic information and general self-efficacy questionnaire of Sherer et al. were utilized for data collection. The subjects completed the questionnaires before the intervention, immediately after the intervention and two months after the intervention. Data were analyzed using the SPSS software version 21. Results: According to the results of the study, the groups had the same demographic and underlying characteristics. There was a significant difference between the intervention group and control group in the mean score of self-efficacy immediately and after the intervention. The effect level was 40.1%. Conclusion: Therefore, spiritual care education affected the self-efficacy in women with cancer. The design and the implementation of this program based on the educational and supportive care needs of patients.
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