An Examination of Race Differences in Patients' Psychological Adjustment to Cancer

  title={An Examination of Race Differences in Patients' Psychological Adjustment to Cancer},
  author={James R Rodrigue},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings},
Although African Americans are at increased risk of cancer morbidity and mortality, very little is known about their psychological adjustment. African American males may be at especially high psychological risk, considering their disproportionately higher cancer mortality. Subjects were 42 African American and 56 White adults similar in age, cancer stage, marital status, and socioeconomic status. Analyses revealed no significant race or gender effects on global indices of psychological… CONTINUE READING


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