:: Volume 9, Issue 2 (Summer 2020, Issue 32 2020) ::
Socialworkmag 2020, 9(2): 60-69 Back to browse issues page
Comparison of Perceived Social Support, Spiritual Well-Being, and Psychological Capital in People with and without Coronary Artery Disease
Ali Sheykholeslami 1, Seyyed Mohammad Basir Amir2, Pezhman Honarmand Gojebeyglou3
1- University of Mohaghegh Ardabili , a_sheikholslamy@yahoo.com
2- Islamic Azad University
3- University of Mohaghegh Ardabili
Abstract:   (617 Views)
Introduction: Coronary artery disease is one of the largest causes of death and disability in the world. The purpose of this study was to compare perceived social support, spiritual well-being, and psychological capital between people with and without coronary artery disease.
Methods: The method of this research was a causal-comparative descriptive. The statistical population of this study was all cardiac patients referred to Shariati hospital in Mashhad in 2017-2018. A hundred samples included fifty patients with and fifty people without heart disease were selected as the study sample by the available sampling method. The Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support questionary (Zimet, Dahlem, Zimet, & Farley1988), The Spiritual Well-Being Scale (SWBS) (Paloutzian & Ellison, 1982), and The Psychological Capital Questionnaire (PCQ) (Luthans, Avolio, Avey, & Norman2007) used as the study instruments. The data analyzed by multivariate analysis of variance.
Results: The results showed a significant difference in perceived social support, spiritual well-being, and psychological capital between people with and without heart diseases. (P<0.01)
Conclusions: According to the findings of this study, it can be concluded that the levels of perceived social support, spiritual well-being, and psychological capital are among the variables associated with coronary artery disease, in a way that coronary artery disease patients experience lower levels of perceived social support, spiritual well-being and psychological capital as compared to healthy people. It is suggested that the authorities involved in the coronary artery disease community plan early intervention to increase the perceived social support, spiritual well-being, and psychological capital on their agenda.
Keywords: Perceived Social Support, Spiritual Well-Being, Psychological Capital, Coronary Artery Disease
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2020/01/14 | Accepted: 2020/09/21 | Published: 2020/09/21


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