Resilience and Psychosocial Adjustment in Digestive System Cancer

  title={Resilience and Psychosocial Adjustment in Digestive System Cancer},
  author={Julia Gouzman and Miri Cohen and Hasida Ben-Zur and Einat Shacham-Shmueli and Dan Aderka and Nava Siegelmann-Danieli and Alex Beny},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings},
The study aims to investigate the contributions of resilience, affective reactions and post traumatic growth (PTG) to psychosocial adjustment and behavioral changes among digestive system cancer patients in Israel. A sample of 200 participants, 57.5 % men (from the 46 to 70-year age range), 1–4 years following diagnosis, completed an inventory assessing demographic and medical information, resilience, current positive affect (PA) and negative affect (NA), PTG, psychosocial adjustment and… CONTINUE READING


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