Variables related to stress-related growth among Turkish breast cancer patients

2007-12-01
The present study aimed to examine the validation of the use of the stress-related growth scale and the variables related to stress-related growth among Turkish breast cancer patients. Participants were 90 breast cancer patients. Consistent with the literature, results revealed that both social support and problem-solving coping strategies related to higher levels of stress-related growth. Furthermore, income level of the participants and depression scores were also found to be associated with stress-related growth. From these variables, social support and problem-solving coping were found to be positively associated with stress-related growth whereas income level and depression scores were found to be negatively associated with stress-related growth. These findings were discussed in the light of relevant literature. Copyright (C) 2007 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
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Citation Formats
A. N. Karancı, “Variables related to stress-related growth among Turkish breast cancer patients,” STRESS AND HEALTH, pp. 315–322, 2007, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/30176.