[Effects of Mindfulness Meditation program on perceived stress, ways of coping, and stress response in breast cancer patients].

@article{Kang2012EffectsOM,
  title={[Effects of Mindfulness Meditation program on perceived stress, ways of coping, and stress response in breast cancer patients].},
  author={Gwangsoon Kang and Sangeun Oh},
  journal={Journal of Korean Academy of Nursing},
  year={2012},
  volume={42 2},
  pages={
          161-70
        }
}
PURPOSE Purpose of this study was to examine the effects of the Mindfulness Meditation program on perceived stress, ways of coping, salivary cortisol level, and psychological stress response in patients with breast cancer. METHODS This was a quasi-experimental study with a non-equivalent control group pre-post test design. Participants in this study were 50 patients who had completed breast cancer treatment (experimental group, 25, control group, 25). The experimental group received the… 

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