Relationship Between Spiritual Well-Being and Hope in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease
Ameneh Yaghoobzadeh, Mohammad Ali Soleimani, Kelly A Allen, Yiong Huak Chan, Kaye A Herth
Journal of Religion and Health | SPRINGER | Published : 2018
Spirituality and hope have been identified as important constructs in health research, since both are thought to enhance a person's ability to cope with the consequences of serious illness. The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between spiritual well-being and hope in patients with cardiovascular disease. Using descriptive, correlational methodology, the investigator gathered data on a convenience sample of 500 patients with cardiovascular disease who were hospitalized in a medical institution in Iran. The study was conducted over a four-month period. Participants completed a demographic questionnaire, the Spiritual Well-Being Scale (SWBS) and the Herth Hope Index (HHI). The ..View full abstract
Awarded by Qazvin University of Medical Sciences
This study was funded by Qazvin University of Medical Sciences (Grant Number P.58).