Body image issues in women with breast cancer.

  title={Body image issues in women with breast cancer.},
  author={Rebecca L Helms and Erin L O'Hea and Marlaena Corso},
  journal={Psychology, health & medicine},
  volume={13 3},
Diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer affects women physically as well as psychologically. There are many obvious and real factors that are related to psychological distress in women coping with breast cancer, such as facing a life-threatening illness, painful and impairing treatments, and significant role changes. Although these factors are clearly important, issues related to body image in women faced with breast cancer can also add to psychological distress. Women, in general, are… CONTINUE READING

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