Abstract: The present research was conducted to determine relationship between coping strategies and perceived social support and stress, depression and anxiety in patients with coronary heartdisease. The research method was correlation and a sample size of 193 persons was selected among all patients with coronary heartdisease who referred to Imam Ali Hospital of Kermanshah, Iran in January and February 2015 with simple random sampling method. In this research, the subjects filled the Depression Anxiety Stress Scales (DASS-42), coping strategies of Lazarus and Folkman and perceived social support of Zimet. The data was analyzed with Pearson correlation tests and stepwise regression analysis. Results of the research showed that there was positive relationship between emotional-oriented coping strategies and perceived social support and stress, depression and anxiety. There was negative relationship between problem-oriented coping strategies and perceived social support and stress, depression and anxiety (p<0.01).
Vahid Farnia, Mostafa Bahremand, Shahram Moradi, Seid Ali Mosavi and Mostafa Alikhani, 2016. Relationship Between Coping Strategies and Perceived Social Support with Stress, Depression and Anxiety in People with Coronary Heart Disease. The Social Sciences, 11: 837-841.