Do psychological factors predict survival in breast cancer?

@article{Dean1989DoPF,
  title={Do psychological factors predict survival in breast cancer?},
  author={Cecilia Dean and Paul G. Surtees},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic research},
  year={1989},
  volume={33 5},
  pages={561-9}
}
One hundred and twenty-two women with primary operable breast cancer were interviewed before and three months after mastectomy. The outcome of 121 of the women was assessed 6-8 years after operation. Women who were regarded as having enough symptoms to fulfil the criteria for a psychiatric illness (according to Research Diagnostic Criteria (RDC) and the… CONTINUE READING