Perceived partner reactions to diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer: impact on psychosocial and psychosexual adjustment.

@article{Wimberly2005PerceivedPR,
  title={Perceived partner reactions to diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer: impact on psychosocial and psychosexual adjustment.},
  author={Sarah R. Wimberly and Charles S Carver and Jean-Philippe Laurenceau and Suzanne D. Harris and Michael H Antoni},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  year={2005},
  volume={73 2},
  pages={
          300-11
        }
}
Two studies examined breast cancer patients' perceptions of their partners' reactions to their diagnosis and treatment as influences on 3 aspects of patients' well-being: psychosexual adjustment, emotional distress, and marital satisfaction. Study 1, cross-sectional, indicated that partner initiation of sex, frequency of sex, a positive 1st sexual experience after treatment, and especially perception of the partner's emotional involvement in the relationship, were relevant to these outcomes… Expand
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