Posttraumatic growth among cancer patients in India

@article{Thombre2009PosttraumaticGA,
  title={Posttraumatic growth among cancer patients in India},
  author={A Nilima Thombre and Allen C. Sherman and Stephanie Simonton},
  journal={Journal of Behavioral Medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={33},
  pages={15-23}
}
Cancer patients sometimes report positive life changes in addition to more harrowing ones. Theoretically, several cognitive processes are thought to contribute to posttraumatic growth, but few studies have examined these relationships empirically among cancer patients. Moreover, most research has been conducted in western developed countries. This preliminary study offered a novel examination of posttraumatic growth and its cognitive correlates among cancer patients in western India. As… CONTINUE READING
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