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Indian Journal of Human Relations
Year : 2017, Volume : 51, Issue : 2
First page : ( 26) Last page : ( 36)
Print ISSN : 0974-1089.

Relationship Between Stress, Social Support and Resilience in Cervix Cancer Patients: A Pilot Study

Pathak Swati*, Prof. Mishra P.C.**

*ICMR-SRF, Department of Psychology, University of Lucknow, Lucknow Email: pathakswati78@yahoo.co.in

**Dean, Professor & Ex-Head, Department of Psychology (Faculty of Arts), University of Lucknow, Lucknow

Online published on 24 October, 2018.

Abstract

The present pilot study was conducted to explore the relationship between stress, social support and resilience in cervix cancer patients. The research sample consisted of 50 cervix cancer patients with age range of 30–55 years with ongoing radiation therapy and/or chemotherapy. All the participants were administered on MOS Social support Survey, Stress Scale and Resilience Scale. Results indicated that there is a significant positive correlation between social support and resilience (overall & areawise) whereas stress is negatively correlated with social support and resilience (overall & areawise).

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Keywords

Cervix Cancer, Stress, Social Support and Resilience.

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