The relationship of psychosocial factors to prognostic indicators in cutaneous malignant melanoma.

@article{Temoshok1985TheRO,
  title={The relationship of psychosocial factors to prognostic indicators in cutaneous malignant melanoma.},
  author={Lydia R. Temoshok and Ben W. Heller and Richard W. Sagebiel and Marsden S. Blois and Diana M. Sweet and Ralph DiClemente and Miri Gold},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic research},
  year={1985},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={139-53}
}
This study investigated the relationship between prognosis (estimated by histopathologic indicators) in cutaneous malignant melanoma and a comprehensive set of physical risk, demographic, psychosocial, and situational variables. These variables were derived from the medical examination, the pathology report, psychosocial self-report measures, and an hour-long videotaped interview with 59 patients from two melanoma clinics in San Francisco. Variables significantly correlated with tumor thickness… CONTINUE READING

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