Reliability and validity of the Malay Version of the Breast- Impact of Treatment Scale (MVBITS) in breast cancer women undergoing chemotherapy.

@article{Zainal2013ReliabilityAV,
  title={Reliability and validity of the Malay Version of the Breast- Impact of Treatment Scale (MVBITS) in breast cancer women undergoing chemotherapy.},
  author={Nor Zuraida Zainal and Norley Shuib and Anita Zarina Bustam and Zuraida Ahmad Sabki and Ng Chong Guan},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2013},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={463-8}
}
BACKGROUND Body image dissatisfaction among breast cancer survivors has been associated with psychological stress resultant from breast cancer and resultant surgery. This study aimed to examine the psychometric properties of the Malay Version of the Breast-Impact of Treatment Scale (MVBITS) and to investigate the associations of retained factors with the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) and the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale (RSES). MATERIALS AND METHODS The MVBITS was 'forward… CONTINUE READING
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