Death Anxiety and Meaning of Life in the Three Groups of Nurses: Obstetrics and Gynecology and CCU Nurses and Housewives

Faeze Khanlarzade, Batool Rezaei, Nezamaddin Ghasemi, Hakime Aheste


The aim of this study is to compare the anxiety of death and the meaning of life in three groups of nurses: obstetrics and gynecology and CCU nurses and housewives. Documentary and survey methodologies were used. The purpose of this research was applied in terms of objective and used a descriptive-comparative research design. 30 nurses of CCU ward, 30 nurses in the maternity ward, as well as 30 housewives were analyzed in three groups on a scale of meaning of life and death anxiety. For data analysis, two-way ANOVA was used, and the results of the study showed that there was a significant difference between ICU nurses, maternity nurses and housewives in terms of death anxiety and meaning of life.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2016.v7n2s2p18

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