Seeking and experiencing meaning: exploring the role of meaning in promoting mental adjustment and eudaimonic well-being in cancer patients.

@article{Scrignaro2015SeekingAE,
  title={Seeking and experiencing meaning: exploring the role of meaning in promoting mental adjustment and eudaimonic well-being in cancer patients.},
  author={Marta Scrignaro and Elisabetta Bianchi and Cinzia Brunelli and Guido Miccinesi and Carla Ida Ripamonti and Maria Elena Magrin and Claudia Borreani},
  journal={Palliative & supportive care},
  year={2015},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={673-81}
}
OBJECTIVE The present study is the result of theory-driven research investigating the role of the search for and presence of meaning in enhancing both mental adjustment and eudaimonic well-being in cancer patients. METHOD A cross-sectional study involved 266 cancer patients currently in the treatment and management phase of their illness. Data were collected by a written questionnaire. The search for meaning was assessed with the Seeking of Noetic Goals Test, and the presence of meaning was… CONTINUE READING
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