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The Role of Hope for the Future and Psychological Hardiness in Quality of Life Among Dialysis Patients

Mahmoud Shirazi 1 , Mahmoud Chari 2 , Saeede Jafari Kahkha 2 , * and Faride Marashi 2
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1 Associate Professor of Psychology, Faculty of Educational and Psychology Sciences, University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Zahedan, Iran
2 MA of Psychology, Faculty of Educational and Psychology Sciences, University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Zahedan, Iran
Article information
  • Jentashapir Journal of Health Research: February 2018, 9 (3); e67827
  • Published Online: August 21, 2018
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: February 22, 2018
  • Accepted: August 12, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjhr.67827

To Cite: Shirazi M , Chari M, Jafari Kahkha S, Marashi F. The Role of Hope for the Future and Psychological Hardiness in Quality of Life Among Dialysis Patients, Jentashapir J Health Res. 2018 ; 9(3):e67827. doi: 10.5812/jjhr.67827.

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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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