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Qom Univ Med Sci J 2016, 10(3): 93-104 Back to browse issues page
The Role of Coping Styles in the Relationship between Personality Traits and Quality of Life of Multiple Sclerosis Patients
Seyed Amir Hejazi Taghanaki 1, Hamid Reza Hatami2, Fatemeh Najafi Ghodsi3, Ehsan Sharifipour1
1- Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, Iran
2- 2Imam Hossein University, Tehran, Iran.
3- 3Branch Arak, Islamic Azad University, Arak, Iran.
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Background and Objectives: Individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS) show different reactions to the disease according to their personality traits, which can affect their quality of life. In this research, the mediator role of coping styles was investigated in the relationship between personality traits and quality of life in individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS).

Methods: Of all individuals with MS, who were member of MS Society of Qom province, 170 persons were selected using probability convenient sampling. All the patients were investigated using a general questionnaire in addition to 3 international approved standard tools (including Stress Coping Styles, Quality of life, and Personality Traits) questionnaires. Data analysis was performed by descriptive-analytical statistics, Pearson’s correlation coefficient. The significance level was considered as p<0.05.

Results: The mean age of the patients was in the range of 18-59 years, 32.34±8.71, of whom 138 subjects (83.2%) were female. In this research, there was a significant correlation between coping styles and quality of life and its dimensions in MS patients. The correlation between coping styles and personality traits, was significant. There was a significant correlation between personality traits and quality of life and its dimensions in MS patients. In this study, path analysis results proved the mediator role of coping styles in the relationship between variables of quality of life and personality traits.

Conclusion: According to the results of this study, there is a significant correlation between personality traits of the individuals with MS and type of the used coping styles, which can affect the quality of life in these patients.

Keywords: Personality inventory, Quality of life, Life style, Multiple sclerosis disease.
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Received: 2016/05/17 | Accepted: 2016/05/17 | Published: 2016/05/17
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Hejazi Taghanaki S A, Hatami H R, Najafi Ghodsi F, Sharifipour E. The Role of Coping Styles in the Relationship between Personality Traits and Quality of Life of Multiple Sclerosis Patients. Qom Univ Med Sci J. 2016; 10 (3) :93-104
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