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|Title||Assessing Spiritual Well-Being of Arab Muslim Prostate Cancer Survivors: A Reflection for a New Spiritual Health Care Policy|
Religious and spiritual beliefs are some of numerous factors that influence quality of life outcome of cancer survivors. Spirituality is believed to be an important component of overall well-being and it is especially significant in relation to how cancer survivors cope with their morbidity. The purpose of this study was to explore spiritual well-being of Arab, Muslim prostate cancer survivors living in Gaza Strip, Palestine. A cross-sectional design was used in this study using the Spiritual Well-Being Scale (SWBS). A total of 117 Arab, Muslim patients diagnosed with prostate cancer from Gaza Strip participated in this study. Results revealed high scores of SWBS. Score for the total SWBS was 101.16 (±5.47) while was 58.91 (2.06±) for Religious Well-Being (RWB) subscale and 42.25 (±4.58) for Existential Well-Being (EWB) subscale. Scores were not affected by demographic characteristics of participants.
|Published in||International Journal of Research in Applied Natural and Social Sciences|
|Series||Volume: 3, Number: 8|
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