Psychosocial reactions to the diagnosis of gynecologic cancer.


Data are presented on the psychosocial impact of gynecologic cancer derived from both a structured interview and self-report scales administered to 60 women newly diagnosed with cervical, uterine, and ovarian malignancies. Findings show that such women experience mild to moderate symptoms of depression and anxiety, as well as impairment of vocational… (More)


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@article{Cain1983PsychosocialRT, title={Psychosocial reactions to the diagnosis of gynecologic cancer.}, author={Edward Cain and Ernest I. Kohorn and D. Quinlan and P. E. Schwartz and Kelly Latimer and L. Rogers}, journal={Obstetrics and gynecology}, year={1983}, volume={62 5}, pages={635-41} }