Pre-morbid predictors of psychological adjustment to cancer

  title={Pre-morbid predictors of psychological adjustment to cancer},
  author={Adelita V Ranchor and Robbert Sanderman and Andrew Steptoe and Jane Wardle and Irene Miedema and J. Ormel},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
This study examined the potential role of social support, neuroticism, and self-efficacy as predictors of the short-term and long-term adaptation to the diagnosis of cancer. Psychological adjustment was defined in terms of psychological distress. It is argued that these factors may provide insights that might be helpful in the provision of medical care to… CONTINUE READING