Spiritual struggle: effect on quality of life and life satisfaction in women with breast cancer.

@article{ManningWalsh2005SpiritualSE,
  title={Spiritual struggle: effect on quality of life and life satisfaction in women with breast cancer.},
  author={Juanita Manning-Walsh},
  journal={Journal of holistic nursing : official journal of the American Holistic Nurses' Association},
  year={2005},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={120-40; discussion 141-4}
}
BACKGROUND Women with breast cancer experience stressors affecting quality of life (QOL) and life satisfaction. Little is known about effects of spiritual struggle as a coping strategy on QOL and life satisfaction. PURPOSE Examine relationships between spiritual struggle, QOL, and life satisfaction. METHOD Nonprobablility sample of 100 participants recruited from an Internet Web site with mailed questionnaires. Three instruments were used: breast cancer-specific version of Functional… CONTINUE READING