Social support as a buffer to the psychological impact of stressful life events in women with breast cancer Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Clinical Trials as Topic
  • Neoadjuvant Therapy
  • Neoplasm, Residual
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic

abstract

  • The results supported the additive model, with both stressful life events and social support independently and significantly affecting patients' emotional state. However, the level of social support needed to be very high to reduce the likelihood of severe psychological distress.

publication date

  • January 15, 2001

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/1097-0142(20010115)91:2<443::AID-CNCR1020>3.0.CO;2-Z

PubMed ID

  • 11180093

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 443

end page

  • 54

volume

  • 91

number

  • 2