Comparing unidimensional and multidimensional models of benefit finding in breast and prostate cancer

@article{Weaver2008ComparingUA,
  title={Comparing unidimensional and multidimensional models of benefit finding in breast and prostate cancer},
  author={Kathryn E. Weaver and Maria M. Llabre and Suzanne C. Lechner and Frank J Penedo and Michael H. Antoni},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
  year={2008},
  volume={17},
  pages={771-781}
}
Psychosocial research with cancer patients has increasingly recognized that a large proportion report at least some positive changes or aspects of personal growth that occur because of their illness—a construct referred to as benefit finding. Although theory suggests that there may be several domains to benefit finding, measurement instruments such as the Benefit Finding Scale (BFS) are typically considered to be unidimensional. This study compared single and multiple factor models of the BFS… CONTINUE READING

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