Anxiety and compliance among women at high risk for breast cancer.

  title={Anxiety and compliance among women at high risk for breast cancer.},
  author={Nangel M. Lindberg and Daniela Wellisch},
  journal={Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine},
  volume={23 4},
The aim of this study was to investigate the association between symptoms of depression and general anxiety, patient's feelings of vulnerability to cancer, the anxiety experienced specifically in relation to various cancer-screeningprocedures, and compliance with these procedures among women atfamilial risk for breast cancer The data were obtained from 430 patients from the High Risk Clinic at the UCLA Revlon Breast Center who completed the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory and answered questions… CONTINUE READING

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