Illness perceptions and emotional well-being in men treated for localized prostate cancer.

@article{Traeger2009IllnessPA,
  title={Illness perceptions and emotional well-being in men treated for localized prostate cancer.},
  author={Lara Traeger and Frank J Penedo and J. S. Gonz{\'a}lez and Jason R Dahn and Suzanne C. Lechner and Neil Schneiderman and Michael H. Antoni},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic research},
  year={2009},
  volume={67 5},
  pages={389-97}
}
OBJECTIVE Emotional adjustment to cancer survivorship may be influenced by how patients interpret treatment side effects and other cancer-related experiences. The current study examined cognitive representations of illness, as conceptualized by the Self-Regulatory Model (SRM), in men treated for localized prostate cancer (PC). More severe PC perceptions were hypothesized to predict poorer emotional well being, particularly among men experiencing greater post-treatment sexual dysfunction or… CONTINUE READING

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