Effects of prayer and religious expression within computer support groups on women with breast cancer.

@article{Shaw2007EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of prayer and religious expression within computer support groups on women with breast cancer.},
  author={Bret R. Shaw and Jeong Yeob Han and Eunkyung Kim and David H. Gustafson and Robert P. Hawkins and James Cleary and Fiona McTavish and Suzanne Pingree and Patricia A Eliason and Crystal Y. Lumpkins},
  journal={Psycho-oncology},
  year={2007},
  volume={16 7},
  pages={676-87}
}
Research indicates that two common ways breast cancer patients or women with breast cancer cope with their diagnosis and subsequent treatments are participating in computer support groups and turning to religion. This study is the first we are aware of to examine how prayer and religious expression within computer support groups can contribute to improved psychosocial outcomes for this population. Surveys were administered before group access and then 4 months later. Message transcripts were… CONTINUE READING

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