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The Effect of Logo Therapy on Life Orientation of Cancer Patient

Authors: Shifteh Shahabi

Int J Med Res Health Sci.240-243 | pdf PDF Full Text

The aim of the present research is to determine the effect of logo therapy on life orientation of cancer patients. The
research method was quasi-experimental with control group and testing. Statistical population includes all cancer
patients about 220 persons under support of Yas association of Kerman in 2013. The sample of research consisted
of 15 persons in control group and15 persons in experimental group. Randomly sampling is used for sampling
method. Scheier and Carver’s 1985 Life Orientation questionnaire was used for collecting data. Data analysis was
done by Spss20 software and covariance analysis. The findings showed that group logo therapy has a positive and
significant impact on optimistic orientation in life and control of cancer patient’s emotions. Persons in charge of
health, medical and welfare of country must try to explain the importance of give meaning to life of patients through
broadcasting for citizens by counselors and top psychologists in order to reduce psychological disorders and
subsequently to recover the cancer patients.

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