Changes in psychological distress after cancer genetic counselling: a comparison of affected and unaffected women

@article{Bish2002ChangesIP,
  title={Changes in psychological distress after cancer genetic counselling: a comparison of affected and unaffected women},
  author={Alison Bish and Stephen R. Sutton and Chris Jacobs and Sara Levene and A J Ramirez and Shirley Victoria Hodgson},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2002},
  volume={86},
  pages={43 - 50}
}
This study sought to examine changes in psychological distress following cancer genetic counselling. Women attending a family cancer clinic completed questionnaires before their appointment and at 2 weeks, 6 months and 12 months after their appointment. Twenty-six women were at low risk of developing breast or ovarian cancer, 76 were at moderate risk, 46 were at high risk and 46 women had previously had breast or ovarian cancer. All groups were compared with regard to measures of anxiety… CONTINUE READING

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