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 | India | Volume 8 Issue 10, October 2019 | Rating: 7 / 10


Effectiveness of Bio Psychosocial Intervention on Depression and Coping Strategy among Head and Neck Cancer Patients Undergoing Radiotherapy in Selected Cancer Research Institute of Dehradun Uttarakhand

Amit Rawat | Grace M. Singh [3] | Dr Kamli Prakash


Abstract: A study to assess the effectiveness Bio psychosocial intervention on Depression and Coping strategy among head and neck cancer patients undergoing Radiotherapy in selected cancer research institute of Dehradun Uttarakhand Purpose of the study To assess the level of depression and coping strategies among head and neck cancer patients and evaluate the effectiveness of Bio psychosocial intervention and to find the correlation between the level of depression with the level of coping strategies among study participants Methodology: Quantitative research approach was adopted, total 35 participants were selected through purposive sampling technique. Data was collected by administering Socio- demographic performa, Goldberg depression rating scale, Likert scale on coping strategies. The data was analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistics. Results: This study showed that Bio-psychosocial intervention significantly reduce the level of depression mean score from baseline to 21st day of radiotherapy i, e7.66 to 4.0 at p


Keywords: Bio-Psychosocial Intervention, Depression, Coping strategy


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 10, October 2019,


Pages: 1372 - 1375


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