The trajectory of psychological impact in BRCA1/2 genetic testing: does time heal?

@article{Beran2008TheTO,
  title={The trajectory of psychological impact in BRCA1/2 genetic testing: does time heal?},
  author={Tammy M. Beran and Annette L. Stanton and Lorna Kwan and Joyce L Seldon and Julienne E. Bower and Andrea Vodermaier and Patricia A. Ganz},
  journal={Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={36 2},
  pages={107-16}
}
BACKGROUND Most research on adjustment of women undergoing genetic testing for breast cancer susceptibility has not followed women for more than 6 months after result receipt and has not evaluated curvilinear patterns in general and cancer-specific adjustment. PURPOSE This study's primary goal was to examine the trajectory of psychological status in women at risk for breast and ovarian cancer prior to undergoing genetic testing through 1 year after BRCA1/2 result receipt. METHODS Women in… CONTINUE READING

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