Coping and social support and health related quality of life in women with breast cancer in Turkey.

@article{Filazoglu2008CopingAS,
  title={Coping and social support and health related quality of life in women with breast cancer in Turkey.},
  author={Gulsen Filazoglu and Konstadina Griva},
  journal={Psychology, health & medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={13 5},
  pages={
          559-73
        }
}
This study aims to investigate the role of social support and coping in explaining health related quality of life (HRQoL) among Turkish breast cancer patients. A cross-sectional sample of 188 women from three hospitals in Turkey completed the Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support, the Ways of Coping Inventory, and the Short Form 36 Health Survey. Socio-demographic and medical information was also collected. Results indicated high HRQoL levels, with 7 of the 10 SF-36 scores being… CONTINUE READING
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