Post-traumatic Growth in the Italian Experience of Long-term Disease-free Cancer Survivors.

@article{Cormio2015PosttraumaticGI,
  title={Post-traumatic Growth in the Italian Experience of Long-term Disease-free Cancer Survivors.},
  author={Claudia Cormio and Francesca Romito and Francesco Giotta and Vittorio Mattioli},
  journal={Stress and health : journal of the International Society for the Investigation of Stress},
  year={2015},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={189-96}
}
Cancer survivors often report post-traumatic growth. Since culture influences the development of post-traumatic growth, the aims of this study were to measure the prevalence of post-traumatic growth in Italian long-term disease-free and treatment-free cancer survivors (≥5 years) and explore the relationship between post-traumatic growth and sociodemographic and clinical variables. Three hundred sixty long-term disease-free and treatment-free cancer survivors were assessed with Post-traumatic… CONTINUE READING

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