International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
Call for Papers | Fully Refereed | Open Access | Double Blind Peer Reviewed

ISSN: 2319-7064

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Research Paper | Home Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 1, January 2017

Stress Perceived by the Caretakers Attending to Patients with Cancer Problems

M. Sandhya Rani | Nasreen Banu [3]

Abstract: The present study makes an attempt to understand the stress perceived by the caretakers attending to patients with cancer problems. Caretakers who were ready and willing to extend their cooperation for in depth interview were selected as population for the study. Thus a total number of 80 caretakers were selected purposively for conducting the present study. The results revealed that more than 56 percent of caretakers perceived high stress, 33 percent perceived average stress and only 11 percent perceived very low stress.

Keywords: Cancer, caretakers, cancer patient, stress, Cancer problems

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 1, January 2017,

Pages: 677 - 689

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