Age, self-efficacy, and change in patients' adjustment to cancer.

  title={Age, self-efficacy, and change in patients' adjustment to cancer.},
  author={Elise L. Lev and Diane Paul and Steven V Owen},
  journal={Cancer practice},
  volume={7 4},
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this secondary analysis was to investigate cancer patients' self-care self-efficacy and measures of adjustment over time, as well as the role of self-care self-efficacy with measures of adjustment. The primary study was a longitudinal study of cancer patients and family members' adjustments. MATERIALS AND METHODS Three hundred seven cancer patients at all stages of cancer completed study instruments on one occasion; 181 completed the instruments 4 months later; and… CONTINUE READING


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