Holding back, intimacy, and psychological and relationship outcomes among couples coping with prostate cancer.

@article{Manne2015HoldingBI,
  title={Holding back, intimacy, and psychological and relationship outcomes among couples coping with prostate cancer.},
  author={Sharon L Manne and David Kissane and Talia I Zaider and Deborah Kashy and David I. Lee and Carolyn J Heckman and Shannon Myers Virtue},
  journal={Journal of family psychology : JFP : journal of the Division of Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association},
  year={2015},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={708-19}
}
The present study evaluated intimacy as a mechanism for the effects of holding back sharing concerns about cancer on couples' psychological distress, well-being, and marital satisfaction using the actor-partner interdependence model (APIM), and evaluated 2 possible moderators of these associations: the number of patient and spouse cancer concerns. We had 139 men treated for localized prostate cancer in the past year and their spouses complete surveys about holding back sharing cancer concerns… CONTINUE READING