Stress, Coping and Cognitive Deficits in Women After Surgery for Breast Cancer

@article{ReidArndt2011StressCA,
  title={Stress, Coping and Cognitive Deficits in Women After Surgery for Breast Cancer},
  author={Stephanie A. Reid-Arndt and Cathy R. Cox},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings},
  year={2011},
  volume={19},
  pages={127-137}
}
Research on neuropsychological difficulties among cancer patients has focused on chemotherapy as a primary cause, yet several studies have now shown that some patients evidence cognitive weaknesses prior to chemotherapy. As an alternative to the ‘chemo–brain’ theory, this study examined the hypothesis that stress and coping style may be associated with observed neuropsychological difficulties among female cancer patients. Thirty-six women completed neuropsychological testing and psychological… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 1 time over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS