Marital quality and survivorship: slowed recovery for breast cancer patients in distressed relationships.

@article{Yang2009MaritalQA,
  title={Marital quality and survivorship: slowed recovery for breast cancer patients in distressed relationships.},
  author={Hae-Chung Yang and Tammy A. Schuler},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2009},
  volume={115 1},
  pages={217-28}
}
BACKGROUND Although marital distress has been implicated in difficulties with adjustment to a breast cancer diagnosis, its long-term effects, especially on physical recovery, are unknown. METHODS Longitudinal data from newly diagnosed breast cancer patients (N=100) who were married or cohabiting were used. Patients were assessed after diagnosis and surgery (baseline) and then reassessed every 4 or 6 months for the next 5 years. Women in stable, distressed relationships (n=28) were compared… CONTINUE READING
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