Relation of psychological vulnerability factors to posttraumatic stress disorder symptomatology in bone marrow transplant recipients.

@article{Widows2000RelationOP,
  title={Relation of psychological vulnerability factors to posttraumatic stress disorder symptomatology in bone marrow transplant recipients.},
  author={Michelle R Widows and Paul B. Jacobsen and Karen K. Fields},
  journal={Psychosomatic medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={62 6},
  pages={873-82}
}
OBJECTIVE Prior research suggests that the diagnosis and treatment of cancer can result in the development of symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Based on Lazarus and Folkman's model of stress, the current study examined whether trauma appraisals, coping, social support, and social constraint were associated with the severity of PTSD symptoms in cancer patients who had undergone bone marrow transplantation (BMT). METHODS Participants were 23 males and 79 females treated with BMT… CONTINUE READING
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