Social-cognitive processes as moderators of a couple-focused group intervention for women with early stage breast cancer.

@article{Manne2007SocialcognitivePA,
  title={Social-cognitive processes as moderators of a couple-focused group intervention for women with early stage breast cancer.},
  author={Sharon L Manne and Jamie S Ostroff and Gary H. Winkel},
  journal={Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association},
  year={2007},
  volume={26 6},
  pages={735-44}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose was to examine whether social-cognitive variables would moderate the efficacy of a couple-focused group intervention (CG) for women diagnosed with early stage breast cancer. DESIGN Participants (N = 238) were randomly assigned to 6 sessions of a couple-focused group versus usual care. Intent to treat growth curve modeling analyses indicated that emotional expression and emotional processing moderated CG effects on depression. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES The primary outcome… CONTINUE READING