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Self-report Mindfulness as a Mediator of Psychological Well-being in a Stress Reduction Intervention for Cancer Patients—A Randomized Study
BackgroundThere is increasing recognition of mindfulness and mindfulness training as a way to decrease stress and increase psychological functioning.PurposeThe aims of this study were to examine theExpand
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The association between dispositional mindfulness, psychological well-being, and perceived health in a Swedish population-based sample.
OBJECTIVES There is increasing recognition of the links between mindfulness, decreased stress, and healthier psychological functioning. However, the majority of this research has been conducted in USExpand
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Attitudes, subjective norms and perception of behavioural control as predictors of sun-related behaviour in Swedish adults.
BACKGROUND Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation is the major preventable cause of skin cancer. The aim of this study was to investigate the explanatory value of attitudes, subjective norms andExpand
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Coping with Breast Cancer: A Meta-Analysis
Objective The primary aim of this study was to examine the associations between different types of coping and psychological well-being and physical health among women with breast cancer. A second aimExpand
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Tanning habits and sunburn in a Swedish population age 13-50 years.
As part of a skin cancer control programme, we studied the occurrence of self-reported outdoor tanning, sunbed use and ultraviolet (UV)-induced erythema in an urban area. A cross-sectionalExpand
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Predictors of Sun Protection Behaviors and Severe Sunburn in an International Online Study
Background: The incidence of melanoma continues to increase in many countries, and primary prevention of melanoma includes avoidance of sunburn as well as adequate sun protection behavior. The aim ofExpand
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Beliefs, knowledge and attitudes as predictors of sunbathing habits and use of sun protection among Swedish adolescents
In 1996, a random population sample of 2615 adolescents completed a questionnaire concerning habitual sun‐related behaviours, attitudes towards sunbathing, and knowledge about skin cancer. Females,Expand
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Stability of questionnaire items measuring behaviours, attitudes and stages of change related to sun exposure
The use of questionnaires in epidemiological studies needs more methodological research. The time and effort spent on questionnaire design is often limited. Studies on the construction ofExpand
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Transtheoretical model: investigation of adolescents' sunbathing behaviour
The incidence of malignant melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers has increased rapidly in Sweden as well as in other western countries during the last 20 years. Adolescents are an important group inExpand
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Sexual orientation disparities in physical health: age and gender effects in a population-based study
BackgroundRecent studies have identified substantial health disparities between lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) individuals compared to heterosexuals. However, possible variation in sexualExpand
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