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Pessimism as a predictor of emotional morbidity one year following breast cancer surgery

Pessimism as a predictor of emotional morbidity one year following breast cancer surgery The prevalence of and predictive factors for emotional morbidity (measured by the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HAD)) one year following surgery, with special focus on dispositional optimism/pessimism (measured by the Life Orientation Test (LOT‐R), was examined in 165 women, newly diagnosed with breast cancer. Patients characteristics, appraisal of cancer diagnosis, beliefs about treatment efficacy, treatment decision‐making participation, coping and emotional morbidity was assessed by self‐rating questionnaires. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Psycho-Oncology Wiley

Pessimism as a predictor of emotional morbidity one year following breast cancer surgery

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Publisher
Wiley
Copyright
Copyright © 2004 Wiley Subscription Services
ISSN
1057-9249
eISSN
1099-1611
DOI
10.1002/pon.747
pmid
15133772
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Abstract

The prevalence of and predictive factors for emotional morbidity (measured by the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HAD)) one year following surgery, with special focus on dispositional optimism/pessimism (measured by the Life Orientation Test (LOT‐R), was examined in 165 women, newly diagnosed with breast cancer. Patients characteristics, appraisal of cancer diagnosis, beliefs about treatment efficacy, treatment decision‐making participation, coping and emotional morbidity was assessed by self‐rating questionnaires.

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Psycho-OncologyWiley

Published: Jan 1, 2004

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