The FAP self-concept scale (adult form)

@article{Esplen2008TheFS,
  title={The FAP self-concept scale (adult form)},
  author={Mary Jane Esplen and Noreen Stuckless and Terri C Berk and Kate Ann Butler and Steve Gallinger},
  journal={Familial Cancer},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={39-50}
}
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP) is a dominantly inherited disorder characterized by multiple colorectal adenomas associated with a 100% risk of early colorectal cancer. A diagnosis of FAP may alter a person’s self-concept, which in turn may impact on an individual’s quality of life and screening behaviors. Purpose The purpose of the study was to develop and validate a scale for measuring the impact of being diagnosed with FAP on an individual’s self-concept. Methods The study was conducted… CONTINUE READING
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