Association between cancer stigma and depression among cancer survivors: a nationwide survey in Korea.

@article{Cho2013AssociationBC,
  title={Association between cancer stigma and depression among cancer survivors: a nationwide survey in Korea.},
  author={Juhee Cho and Eun-kyung Choi and So Young Kim and Dong-wook Shin and Belong Cho and Chang-hoon Kim and Dai Ha Koh and Eliseo Guallar and Wayne A. Bardwell and Jong Hyock Park},
  journal={Psycho-oncology},
  year={2013},
  volume={22 10},
  pages={2372-8}
}
OBJECTIVE Cancer patients are more likely to experience depression than the general population. This study aims to evaluate the possible association between cancer stigma and depression among cancer patients. METHODS As a part of the Korean government's program to develop comprehensive supportive care, we conducted a nationwide survey in 2010 at the National Cancer Center and in nine regional cancer centers across Korea. Cancer stigma was assessed by using a set of 12 questions grouped in… CONTINUE READING
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