Relationship between Communication Patterns and Coping Strategies with Quality of Life of Married Women
The present study was conducted with the purpose of investigating the relationship between communication patterns and coping strategies with quality of life of women employed in the Tehran hospital. The research method was descriptive- correlation. The statistical population included all married women working in the headquarter Tehran hospital; using Morgan table, 220 individuals were selected as samples. Sampling method was systematic random sample. In order to collect data, three standardized questionnaires including communication patterns questionnaire of Solway and Christensen (CPQ), Luzarus and Folkman's coping strategies questionnaire and the World Health Organization quality of life questionnaire (QOL) were used. Multivariate regression was used to analyze the data obtained from research questionnaires. Research findings showed that communication patterns and coping strategies were significantly correlated with each other. Also quality of life of employed women was significantly affected by communication patterns and coping strategies of them. The communication patterns of spatial communication problems and avoidance dimension of coping strategies and escaping away have had the greatest impact on women’s quality of life changes. In the last section of research, the findings are discussed.