International Journal of Advance Research in Nursing
2021, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part B
A study to assess the level of stress and the coping strategies adopted by the male and female oncology patients aged between 30-50 years and are admitted in Bhagwan Mahaveer Cancer Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan
Dr. Shakti Singh Soni
Back Ground of The Study: As a worldwide phenomenon, no one is Stress affect people of all ages, cultures, educational and income levels. The studies conducted in developing countries have revealed that during their life time; more than 25% of individuals develop one or more mental or stress disorders. In 2014, about 450 million people were estimated to be suffering from stress. There have been tremendous advances in our understanding of the causes and treatment of Stress most of these treatments can be provided effectively by a general or community health worker by having good knowledge towards Stress.
Methods: Purposive Sampling technique was used to collect data among 60 adults. The data was collected using the tools: demographic Performa, Stress assessment questionnaire and three point coping Assessment scale. The data was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics.
Results: The level of Stress of an adult towards Cancer the data presented that 43% of the people were in moderate stress and majority of people i.e. 48% were in severe stress and only 8% of the people were in mild stress, none of them were discomfort and nil range. In the aspect of coping approximately 95% of the people’s coping was adequate where only 5% of the people were having inadequate Coping.
Conclusion: The study suggested that nurses can play a vital role in educating the peoples in relation to Cancer and Stress and its prevention.
Dr. Shakti Singh Soni. A study to assess the level of stress and the coping strategies adopted by the male and female oncology patients aged between 30-50 years and are admitted in Bhagwan Mahaveer Cancer Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan. Int J Adv Res Nurs 2021;4(1):95-97.