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Gratitude hope and stress appraisal in caregivers of cardiovascular disease

Uzma Sarwar, Maryam Gul, Razia Anjum, Amina Obaid Khawaja.

Abstract
Objective: To investigate the liaison between gratitude and hope with stress appraisal on caregivers of cardiovascular disease (CVD).
Methodology: The cross- sectional had 150 caregivers of CVD consisting of 84 men and 66 women selected from public and private hospitals of Lahore, Pakistan. Purposive sampling technique was used. We used Urdu versions of questionnaires the Gratitude Questionnaire-Six Item, Adult Dispositional (Trait) Hope Scale and the Stress Appraisal Measure.
Results: Gender differences were significantly present in hope and gratitude. Hope and gratitude affirmatively and negatively were related to different ways of appraising stress. A positive correlation between gratitude and hope was found.
Conclusion: Caregivers with possession of positive aspects of gratitude hope and stress appraisal can inculcate positive aspect of thankfulness and level of hope and stress management while caregiving.

Key words: Gratitude, hope, stress appraisal, caregivers, cardiovascular disease.


 
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Sarwar U, Gul M, Anjum R, Khawaja AO. Gratitude hope and stress appraisal in caregivers of cardiovascular disease. RMJ. 2022; 47(1): 65-69.


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Sarwar U, Gul M, Anjum R, Khawaja AO. Gratitude hope and stress appraisal in caregivers of cardiovascular disease. https://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=53720 [Access: April 05, 2022].


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Sarwar U, Gul M, Anjum R, Khawaja AO. Gratitude hope and stress appraisal in caregivers of cardiovascular disease. RMJ. 2022; 47(1): 65-69.



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Sarwar U, Gul M, Anjum R, Khawaja AO. Gratitude hope and stress appraisal in caregivers of cardiovascular disease. RMJ. (2022), [cited April 05, 2022]; 47(1): 65-69.



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Sarwar, U., Gul, . M., Anjum, . R. & Khawaja, . A. O. (2022) Gratitude hope and stress appraisal in caregivers of cardiovascular disease. RMJ, 47 (1), 65-69.



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Sarwar, Uzma, Maryam Gul, Razia Anjum, and Amina Obaid Khawaja. 2022. Gratitude hope and stress appraisal in caregivers of cardiovascular disease. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (1), 65-69.



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Sarwar, Uzma, Maryam Gul, Razia Anjum, and Amina Obaid Khawaja. "Gratitude hope and stress appraisal in caregivers of cardiovascular disease." Rawal Medical Journal 47 (2022), 65-69.



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Sarwar, Uzma, Maryam Gul, Razia Anjum, and Amina Obaid Khawaja. "Gratitude hope and stress appraisal in caregivers of cardiovascular disease." Rawal Medical Journal 47.1 (2022), 65-69. Print.



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Sarwar, U., Gul, . M., Anjum, . R. & Khawaja, . A. O. (2022) Gratitude hope and stress appraisal in caregivers of cardiovascular disease. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (1), 65-69.








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