Relationship between Resilience and Mood Post Cancer Onset

Author: Sadia Jabeen

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Rukhsana Kausar

Degree: M.Sc

University: Institute of Applied Psychology, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan


AbstractThe present study was carried out to investigate the relationship between mood and resilience after onset of cancer. It was hypothesized that there is a relationship between positive mood and high resilience. Sample was consisted of 50 patients recruited from Institute of Nuclear Medicine & Oncology, Lahore (INMOL). State-Trait Resilience Scale and Positive Affect Negative Affect Scale were used for the assessment. Data was analyzed by using correlation and t-test. Findings supported the hypothesis and have important implications in the area of positive psychology and in the improvement of physical and psychological wellbeing of humans.

Keywords: Resilience , Mood Post Cancer Onset, correlation, Psychological Wellbeing

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