Background : The strength of spiritual beliefs considered can influences the ability to cope after a stroke event. However there is a paucity of literature and evidence with regard to spiritual coping in stroke patients. Objective : This study amied to explore lived experienced of spiritual coping in partisipants who were stroke. Methods : This qualitative study in which data collected through in-depth interview. Interviews were audiotaped, transcribed verbatim and analyzed using the Collaizi's method. Results : Four themes were identified : Feeling connected to God, trusting in God, seeking spiritual support, finding meaning and purpose. Conclusion : Spiritual coping of stroke patients should be recognized, realized, and considered in nursing care. Further study is needed to explore how nurses provision of spiritual care in stroke patients.
|Journal||International Journal of Caring Science|
|Publication status||Published - Aug 2018|
- Spiritual care
- spiritual coping
- stroke patients