Autobiographical memories in patients treated for breast cancer.

  title={Autobiographical memories in patients treated for breast cancer.},
  author={Elisabeth Nilsson-Ihrfelt and M -L Fj{\"a}llskog and A Liss and Olafur P Jakobsson and Carl Blomqvist and Gerhard Andersson},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic research},
  volume={57 4},
OBJECTIVE Previous research has shown that several clinical groups have difficulties with generating specific autobiographical memories. The aim of this study was to investigate autobiographical memory function in women who had been treated for breast cancer and to compare those patients who had undergone mastectomy only with those who had undergone breast reconstruction surgery after mastectomy. METHOD A sample of 26 women treated for breast cancer were tested via telephone using the… CONTINUE READING

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