International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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ISSN: 2319-7064

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Research Paper | Psychology Science | Indonesia | Volume 8 Issue 7, July 2019 | Rating: 6.9 / 10

The Effect of Social Support Sources and Coping Strategies with the Quality of Life Cancer Caregiver

Siti Annisa Ulfara | Nining Hardiyana Garnasih | Nurul Layali Indrania Sahara

Abstract: Caregiver cancer often experience problems and obstacles that have a negative impact on the quality of life. Therefore, the caregiver needs social support and must be able to control his emotions by using the right coping strategies during stressful situations. The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of social support sources and coping strategies on the quality of life of caregiver cancer. This study uses quantitative methods with a family caregiver research population that treats cancer patients both at home and in the hospital. The study sample was 153 caregiver cancer. The measuring instrument used in this study is WHO Quality of Life (WHOQOL-BREF) to measure quality of life, The Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (MSPSS) to measure social support and scale of ways of coping (WOC) to measure coping strategies. The data obtained were then analyzed using multiple regression analysis techniques.

Keywords: social support, coping strategies, quality of life, caregiver

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 7, July 2019,

Pages: 1974 - 1977

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