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Ghamary L, Sadeghi N, Azarbarzin M. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PERCEIVED SUPPORT FROM FRIEND AND PSYCHOSOCIAL ADJUSTMENT TO ILLNESS IN ADOLESCENTS WITH CANCER. Nursing and Midwifery Journal 2021; 19 (1) :77-86
URL: http://unmf.umsu.ac.ir/article-1-4208-en.html
1- M.sc of pediatric Nursing, Society Health Research Center, Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran
2- Professor Assistant, Society Health Research Center, Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran
3- Professor Assistant, Nursing and Midwifery Sciences Development Research Center, Najafabad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Najafabad, Iran. (Corresponding Author) , azar_mehrdad@yahoo.com
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Background & Aims: Cancer is a common chronic disease that, despite advances in treatment and care, affects all aspects of a person's personal-family-social life and requires physical-psychosocial adjustment due to the severe psychosocial consequences that follow. This is especially important in adolescents because they are in the period of complex evolutionary changes. Adolescents' perceptions of support from friends and its relationship to adolescent adjustment to cancer are also highly debated. Adolescents with cancer use a variety of social support resources to help diagnose and treat their disease. Therefore, this study was conducted to determine the relationship between the perception of support from friends and psychosocial adjustment to the disease in adolescents with cancer. Materials & Methods: In this descriptive-correlational study, 95 adolescents aged 11-20 years with cancer who were referred to Amir Oncology Hospital and Imam Reza (AS) Clinic in Shiraz in 2019 according to the inclusion criteria of the available sampling method and by completing the demographic profile form and questionnaires of perceived support of friends and psychosocial adjustment to the illness scale participated in this study. Data were analyzed using SPSS v.25 statistical software and descriptive and analytical statistical tests (mean and standard deviation, frequency and percentage, Pearson and Spearman correlation coefficients, one-way ANOVA and independent t-test) at the significance level of p
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