• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2015, Volume: 8, Issue: Supplementary 7, Pages: 1-8

Original Article

The Relationship between Self-Image, Interpersonal Relationship, Social Support, Psychological WellBeing and Hope among Hansen's disease Patients


TThepurpose ofthis studywas to identify the relationshipbetweenself-image,interpersonal relationshipandpsychological well-being of persons affected by Hansen's disease through curve estimation of simple regression analysis. The results of the study firstly indicated that the communication, openness and understanding had a lower linear increase than 45 degree slope with increasing self-image. Despite the U shape increase of satisfaction and friendliness, confidence and susceptibility had an increased inverted U-shape showing a difference in the type of change. Second, positive well-being had an increase of < 45 degree slope with increasing self-image but as negative well-being increased in an inverted U-shape with the increase in self-image, it started decreasing after reaching the 3 points peak of self-image.
Keywords: Interpersonal Relationship, Psychological Well Being, Persons Affected by Hansen’s Disease, Self-image 


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