Familial social support and depression in breast cancer: an exploratory study on a Pakistani sample.

@article{Nausheen2007FamilialSS,
  title={Familial social support and depression in breast cancer: an exploratory study on a Pakistani sample.},
  author={Bina Nausheen and A. S.M. Kamal},
  journal={Psycho-oncology},
  year={2007},
  volume={16 9},
  pages={
          859-62
        }
}
This exploratory study investigated the relationship between familial social support and depression in a Pakistani sample of 80 female breast cancer patients, and whether the groups of demographic and medical variables differ on the levels of familial social support and depression. Familial social support and depression were measured by indigenous scales administered in Urdu language and found to be significantly inversely correlated. The groups based on age, number of children, financial… CONTINUE READING
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