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Assessment of different methods to cope with stress amongst patients suffer from MS in MS Association in Tehran City in 2008
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Background & Objectives: Multiple sclerosis (M.S) is one of the common autoimmune diseases that effects central nervous system. It is an unpredictable disease can gradually lead  to changes in patient’s life style and as a result progress to inability. MS results in various stresses in patients’ lives. It seems useful to  know copying methods with stress in patients’ lives .The object of this study was to determine different methods of  coping with stress in MS patients referred to MS Association in Tehran City in 200

Materials & Methods: This research was a descriptive and analytical study. In this study 2oo eligible men and women who were suffering from M.S disease were selected. Study instrument was questionnaire completed with interview. Sampling was done with convenience method. data were analyzed with SPSS version 11.5 through descriptive statistical (such as: percent, mean, standard deviation) . Inferential statistical (such as: Chi-square, Fisher's Exact Test) methods.

Results: Findings showed significant relation between educational level, occupation, family income level and supportive resources with ways to cope with stress.

Conclusion: According to the results of this study, different ways to cope with stress amongst MS patients were undesirable. Ultimately , it seems necessary to identify stress sources to improve their quality of life, provide appropriate education for coping and adapting with the stresses due to chronic disease .

Keywords: Multiple sclerosis, Coping ways, Stress
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/04/3 | Accepted: 2016/04/3 | Published: 2016/04/3
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Assessment of different methods to cope with stress amongst patients suffer from MS in MS Association in Tehran City in 2008. 3. 2010; 1 (1) :45-54
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