Spiritual based intervention effect on the psychological aspect of patients with gynaecologic and breast cancer: A systematic review

Lina Anisa Nasution, Yati Afiyanti

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Abstract

The complexity of care on patients with gynaecological and breast cancer causes various psychological effects, and therefore, spiritual-based intervention is developed to overcome these problems. The purpose of this study is to determine the effects of the spiritual-based intervention on the psychological aspect of patients with gynaecological and breast cancer. The method used to prepare this systematic review is Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA). There are 14 related articles. Spiritual-based interventions in this study were conducted ranging from 4 to 8 sessions, with an average duration of about 60–90 min/session. The effects of spiritual-based intervention on the psychological aspect of cancer patients include reducing anxiety and depression, improving spiritual and emotional well-being, improving coping and quality of life for patients with gynaecological and breast cancer. Spiritual-based intervention is affecting the physical condition, psychological state, and quality of life of cancer patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S90-S95
JournalEnfermeria Clinica
Volume31
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2021

Keywords

  • Breast cancer
  • Gynaecology
  • Spirituality
  • Systematic review

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