From "invincibility" to "normalcy": coping strategies of young adults during the cancer journey.

@article{Miedema2007FromT,
  title={From "invincibility" to "normalcy": coping strategies of young adults during the cancer journey.},
  author={Baukje Bo Miedema and Ryan A Hamilton and Julie Easley},
  journal={Palliative & supportive care},
  year={2007},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={
          41-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Little research has been undertaken regarding the psychological impact of cancer on those stricken during the young adult years. Specifically, research on the coping strategies of young adults with cancer is limited. METHOD In this qualitative, Grounded Theory study, we did not set out to examine coping; rather, it emerged as a major phenomenon in the analysis of interview data from 15 young adults with cancer. RESULTS These young adults used various coping strategies to come to… CONTINUE READING

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