Exploring the influence of social support on mental health outcomes in prostate cancer patients: A descriptive correlational study


Author(s): Badr Elmarjany, Abdelhak Maghous*, Atika Bounou, Mohamed Elmarjany and Smail Alaoui

Prostate cancer is a prevalent disease with potential psychological implications for patients. This study aims to explore the impact of social support on the mental health outcomes of prostate cancer patients, focusing on depression levels and life satisfaction. The hypotheses formulated were tested using a sample of 100 prostate cancer patients receiving treatment at the Oncology Hospital of the Hassan II University Hospital Centre in Fez. The results indicated a high level of social support with no significant differences based on demographic factors and disease-related variables. The findings also revealed a low level of depression among the patients and indicate that higher levels of social support were associated with lower levels of depression and higher levels of life satisfaction.

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  • Prof. Elhadi Miskeen

    Obstetrics and Gynaecology Faculty of Medicine, University of Bisha, Saudi Arabia

  • Ahmed Hussien Alshewered

    University of Basrah College of Medicine, Iraq

  • Sudhakar Tummala

    Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering SRM University – AP, Andhra Pradesh




  • Alphonse Laya

    Supervisor of Biochemistry Lab and PhD. students of Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry and Department of Chemis


  • Fava Maria Giovanna


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