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The yellow brick road and the emerald city: benefit finding, positive reappraisal coping and posttraumatic growth in women with early-stage breast cancer.
Predictors and outcomes of benefit finding, positive reappraisal coping, and posttraumatic growth were examined using interviews and questionnaires from a longitudinal study of women with early-stageExpand
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Coping resources, coping processes, and mental health.
Coping, defined as action-oriented and intrapsychic efforts to manage the demands created by stressful events, is coming to be recognized both for its significant impact on stress-related mental andExpand
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Randomized, controlled trial of written emotional expression and benefit finding in breast cancer patients.
PURPOSE Expressing emotions and finding benefits regarding stressful experiences have been associated in correlational research with positive adjustment. A randomized trial was performed to compareExpand
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Health psychology: psychological adjustment to chronic disease.
Chronic diseases carry important psychological and social consequences that demand significant psychological adjustment. The literature is providing increasingly nuanced conceptualizations ofExpand
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Coping through emotional approach: scale construction and validation.
Four studies demonstrate the psychometric adequacy and validity of scales designed to assess coping through emotional approach. In separate undergraduate samples, exploratory and confirmatory factorExpand
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The first year after breast cancer diagnosis: hope and coping strategies as predictors of adjustment
Given the marked individual variability in psychological adjustment in response to breast cancer, it is important to specify factors contributing to adaptive survivorship. This longitudinal study ofExpand
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Posttraumatic Growth After Cancer.
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Emotionally expressive coping predicts psychological and physical adjustment to breast cancer.
This study tested the hypothesis that coping through emotional approach, which involves actively processing and expressing emotions, enhances adjustment and health status for breast cancer patients.Expand
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Quality of life at the end of primary treatment of breast cancer: first results from the moving beyond cancer randomized trial.
BACKGROUND During the last decade, survival rates for breast cancer have increased as a result of earlier detection and increased use of adjuvant therapy. Limited data exist on the psychosocialExpand
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Psychosocial concerns and interventions for cancer survivors.
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  • Medicine
  • Journal of clinical oncology : official journal…
  • 10 November 2006
In light of the increasing population living with a history of cancer in the United States, it is important to attend to quality of life and health in this group, and to develop effectiveExpand
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