A qualitative analysis of reasons for leaving, or not attending, a cancer support group.

@article{Ussher2008AQA,
  title={A qualitative analysis of reasons for leaving, or not attending, a cancer support group.},
  author={Jane M Ussher and Laura T Kirsten and Phyllis Butow and Mirjana Sandoval},
  journal={Social work in health care},
  year={2008},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={14-29}
}
Factors that influence participation and long-term retention in cancer support groups were examined, through a study of 87 individuals who had dropped out of a cancer support group, and 26 individuals who had never attended such groups, using a combination of interviews and open-ended questionnaire responses. Support group attrition or non-attendance was… CONTINUE READING