Author: Hafiza Saba Aslam
Supervisor: Ms.Aasma Yousaf
University: Institute of Applied Psychology, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan
The present study was conducted to investigate the relationship of Death Anxiety with Religiosity, Social and Spiritual Support among caregivers of cancer patients and normal population. Sample consisted of 100 participants (50 caregivers of cancer patients and 50 normal individuals) .The Purposive sampling technique was used in Ex Post Facto Research Design. Both groups were matched on age ranging from 20-65, education and socioeconomic status. Tools used in the study were Demographic Variable Form, Religious Activity Scale, Spiritual Support Scale and Social Support Scale. Regression Analysis and t- test were used for the analysis of results. Results showed that religiosity was negative predictor of death anxiety in both groups, spiritual support was positive predictor of death anxiety in normal individuals and social support was negative predictor of death anxiety in caregivers of cancer patients. Significant difference was found on death anxiety between both groups. Caregivers showed significant results on spiritual support and normal individual showed significant results on religiosity.
Keywords: Death Anxiety, Religiosity, Cancer, Social Support, Spiritual Support, Cancer, Caregivers.
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