Daily support in couples coping with early stage breast cancer: maintaining intimacy during adversity.

@article{Belcher2011DailySI,
  title={Daily support in couples coping with early stage breast cancer: maintaining intimacy during adversity.},
  author={Amber J Belcher and Jean-Philippe Laurenceau and Elana C. Graber and Lawrence H. Cohen and Kimberly B. Dasch and Scott D. Siegel},
  journal={Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association},
  year={2011},
  volume={30 6},
  pages={
          665-73
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Recent work has identified intimacy as a potentially important determinant of psychological adjustment in couples coping with cancer. Little work has examined specific social support processes within the context of the everyday life of couples' cancer experience. Specifically, we examined the links between breast cancer patient reports of receiving support from one's spouse/partner (support receipt) and spouse reports of providing support to the patient (support provision) with daily… CONTINUE READING
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