THE EFFECT OF MİNDFULNESS BASED STRESS REDUCTION PROGRAM ON THE QUALITY OF LIFE IN PATIENTS WITH BREAST CANCER: A SYSTEMATIC REVİEW


Ataç M.

5. Uluslararası Sağlık Bilimleri ve Yönetimi Kongresi, Skopje, Makedonya, 9 - 11 Temmuz 2020, ss.260

  • Basıldığı Şehir: Skopje
  • Basıldığı Ülke: Makedonya
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.260

Özet

ABSTRACT Problem of Research: The effect of mindfulness-based stress reduction program has been determined to improve the quality of life of breast cancer patients. Purpose of the Study: This study was carried out to review the studies published between January 2008 and February 2020 on the effect of the mindfulness-based stress reduction program applied to breast cancer people and to analyze the data obtained from the studies in a systematic form. Method: In order to determine the quality of life of patients diagnosed with breast cancer of MBSR-based stress reduction programs, Google Academic, PUBMED, ProQuest databases searched in the range of 02.09.2019-03.02.2020. The search was carried out using 3 keywords (Mindfulness, breast cancer, quality of life, MBSR) in English language. As a result of the screening, 3592 articles were reached and 7 studies were included in the study. Articles evaluated using the PRISMA checklist was subjected to quality assessments. Findings: As a result of the literature review, 7 articles including 640 participants were included in the scope of the review. All of the studies evaluated focused on the mindfulnessbased stress reduction program. It has been observed that the mindfulness-based stress reduction program increases the quality of life and is effective in increasing the coping skills of these patients. As a result of the evaluations, it was observed that the mindfulness-based stress reduction program increased the quality of life in breast cancer patients and the generalizability level of these results was high. In addition, with the obtained data, mindfulness-based stress reduction program has been found to reduce sleep problems and fatigue levels. Keywords: Mindfulness, breast cancer, quality of life.