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The Influence of Husbands' or Male Partners' Support on Women's Psychosocial Adjustment to Having an Ostomy Resulting From Colorectal Cancer

The Influence of Husbands' or Male Partners' Support on Women's Psychosocial Adjustment to Having... Downloaded from http://journals.lww.com/jwocnonline by BhDMf5ePHKbH4TTImqenVA5KvPVPZ0P5BEgU+IUTEfzO/GUWifn2IfwcEVVH9SSn on 06/10/2020 WON200033_299-305.qxp 5/7/09 1:19 AM Page 299 J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs. 2009;36(3):299-305. Published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins OSTOMY CARE QOL The Inf luence of Husbands’ or Male Partners’ Support on Women’s Psychosocial Adjustment to Having an Ostomy Resulting From Colorectal Cancer Andrea Altschuler  Michelle Ramirez  Marcia Grant  Christopher Wendel Mark C. Hornbrook  Lisa Herrinton  Robert S. Krouse OBJECTIVE: Some patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) require a quality of life. These studies have focused primarily on permanent ostomy, which changes bodily function and can prostate cancer for male patients and breast cancer for fe- create psychosocial distress. However, little is known about the male patients. Recent work has included both pilot stud- influence of men’s support on women’s psychosocial adjustment ies and randomized controlled trials. In general, these to having an ostomy as a result of CRC. studies have found that spouses have the potential to have a positive effect on patients’ psychosocial status and qual- METHODS: Participants initially completed the City of Hope-CRC ity of life regarding such domains as communication and Quality of Life questionnaire. We then conducted in-depth feelings of certainty, hopelessness and self-appraisal http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png "Journal of Wound, Ostomy & Continence Nursing" Wolters Kluwer Health

The Influence of Husbands' or Male Partners' Support on Women's Psychosocial Adjustment to Having an Ostomy Resulting From Colorectal Cancer

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Publisher
Wolters Kluwer Health
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1071-5754
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1528-3976
DOI
10.1097/WON.0b013e3181a1a1dc
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Downloaded from http://journals.lww.com/jwocnonline by BhDMf5ePHKbH4TTImqenVA5KvPVPZ0P5BEgU+IUTEfzO/GUWifn2IfwcEVVH9SSn on 06/10/2020 WON200033_299-305.qxp 5/7/09 1:19 AM Page 299 J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs. 2009;36(3):299-305. Published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins OSTOMY CARE QOL The Inf luence of Husbands’ or Male Partners’ Support on Women’s Psychosocial Adjustment to Having an Ostomy Resulting From Colorectal Cancer Andrea Altschuler  Michelle Ramirez  Marcia Grant  Christopher Wendel Mark C. Hornbrook  Lisa Herrinton  Robert S. Krouse OBJECTIVE: Some patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) require a quality of life. These studies have focused primarily on permanent ostomy, which changes bodily function and can prostate cancer for male patients and breast cancer for fe- create psychosocial distress. However, little is known about the male patients. Recent work has included both pilot stud- influence of men’s support on women’s psychosocial adjustment ies and randomized controlled trials. In general, these to having an ostomy as a result of CRC. studies have found that spouses have the potential to have a positive effect on patients’ psychosocial status and qual- METHODS: Participants initially completed the City of Hope-CRC ity of life regarding such domains as communication and Quality of Life questionnaire. We then conducted in-depth feelings of certainty, hopelessness and self-appraisal

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"Journal of Wound, Ostomy & Continence Nursing"Wolters Kluwer Health

Published: May 1, 2009

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