International Journal of Advanced Psychiatric Nursing
2020, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part A
A study to assess mental stress factors among cancer patients attending OPD in selected hospitals, at Ahmednagar
Ms. Usha Misal, Ms. Pooja More and Mr. Veerabhadrappa G Mendagudli
A Quantitative approach was used for the present study and the data were collected from 30 cancer patients from Garud hospital at Ahmednagar, by using Non- probability purposive sampling technique. The structured observation schedule consisted Section A deals with socio- demographic data, Section B consists of 32 statements which relates to the assessment of mental stressors among cancer patients. Data was analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistical in terms of mean, frequency distribution, and chi-square test. The study concluded that, among the sample majority (100%) of cancer patient had mild level of mental stress, 0% had moderate level of mental stress, and 0% had severe level of mental stress.
Ms. Usha Misal, Ms. Pooja More, Mr. Veerabhadrappa G Mendagudli. A study to assess mental stress factors among cancer patients attending OPD in selected hospitals, at Ahmednagar. Int J Adv Psychiatric Nurs 2020;2(1):01-03.