Volume : VI, Issue : XII, December - 2017

IMPACT OF GENDER, AGE AND NATURE OF PATIENTS ON EMOTION FOCUSED COPING STYLES AMONG CARDIOVASCULAR PATIENTS

P. Sudha, B. S. Kumar Reddy

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 An attempt was made in the present investigation to study the impact of gender, age and nature of patients on emotion focused coping styles among cardiovascular patients. Sample of study consists of 320 cardiovascular male and female patients in the age group of 40-60 years selected randomly from various Districts of Andhra Pradesh, India. Coping styles inventory developed by Tobin et al., (1984) was used to assess emotion focused coping styles among cardiovascular patients. Means, SDs and ANOVA were employed to analyze the data. Findings of the study revealed that nature of patients (surgical and non-surgical) and age have significant influence on emotion focused coping styles among cardiovascular patients.

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P.SUDHA, B.S.KUMAR REDDY, IMPACT OF GENDER, AGE AND NATURE OF PATIENTS ON EMOTION FOCUSED COPING STYLES AMONG CARDIOVASCULAR PATIENTS, GLOBAL JOURNAL FOR RESEARCH ANALYSIS : VOLUME-6, ISSUE-12, DECEMBER-2017


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