Objective: Chronic wound is one of the complications that often occur on cancer patients. This wound not only cause physical discomfort, but also cause psychological discomfort: stress. This study aimed to identify the correlation between stress and coping strategies towards patient with crhronic wound. Methods: This study used quantitative method with cross-sectional design. Total of 73 cancer patients were interviewed using Questionnaire on Stress in Cancer Patient to measure stress and Brief COPE to measure coping strategies. Result: The result of this study showed that the average of individual stress score who used emotion-focused coping strategy was significantly higher compared to the average of individual stress score who used problem-focused coping strategy (p: 0,018). There were significantly differences in stress score between respondents used problem-focused coping strategies and the ones used emotion-focused coping. Conclusion: These findings showed that problem-focused coping strategies to be more commonly employed compared to emotion-focused coping, indicating that patients with chronic wound have adaptive coping.
|Publication status||Published - 2017|
|Event||International Nursing Student Symposium and Festival - ID, Depok, Indonesia|
Duration: 1 Jan 2017 → …
|Conference||International Nursing Student Symposium and Festival|
|Period||1/01/17 → …|
- Coping strategy, stress, malignant wound, cancer.