Is The Spirituality Effective on Psychosocial Adjustment in Patients with Chronic Disease?

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Seher Çakmak
Nesrin Nural

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Chronic diseases are an important cause of mortality and morbidity. Chronic diseases that seriously affect life affect the individual in physiological, psychological and social aspects. Individuals with chronic diseases may need spiritual support in adapting to the disease. In patients receiving spiritual support, depression and anxiety levels can be decreased and quality of life can be improved. The spiritual care that one of the basic elements of nursing care and among the basic requirements of an individual's can be omitted or implicit behind the physical requirements.


Keywords: Nurse, chronic disease, spirituality, psychosocial adjustment

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Çakmak, S., & Nural, N. (2019). Is The Spirituality Effective on Psychosocial Adjustment in Patients with Chronic Disease?. International Journal of Emerging Trends in Health Sciences, 3(1), 29-33. https://doi.org/10.18844/ijeths.v3i1.4209
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