How do patients who participate in cancer support groups differ from those who do not?

@article{Grande2006HowDP,
  title={How do patients who participate in cancer support groups differ from those who do not?},
  author={Gunn Grande and Lawrence J. Myers and Stephen R. Sutton},
  journal={Psycho-oncology},
  year={2006},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={
          321-34
        }
}
Research has shown that cancer patients in general benefit from support group participation. However, few patients attend such groups. This study investigated differences between participants of a community cancer support group and a random selection of non-participants from the Cancer Registry. Data were collected through mail survey, and included variables identified through past research and variables derived from Leventhal's self-regulatory model of illness representations and the theory of… CONTINUE READING
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