Psychometric properties of the Persian version of the self- assessed support needs questionnaire for breast cancer cases.

@article{Ghaffari2014PsychometricPO,
  title={Psychometric properties of the Persian version of the self- assessed support needs questionnaire for breast cancer cases.},
  author={Fatemeh Ghaffari and Mahboobeh Shali and Mahnaz Shoghi and Soodabeh Joolaee},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2014},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={1435-40}
}
BACKGROUND It has been found that support given to women with breast cancer has a positive effect upon their reactions to the illness and may even prolong their survival. Perceived support needs assessment in breast cancer women could be considered as a necessary part of nursing function. AIM The purpose of this study was to translate and culturally adapt the self-assessed support needs (SASN) questionnaire into Persian language and to investigate its psychometric properties. MATERIALS AND… CONTINUE READING

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