Illness representations and cancer screening in older women

Savage, Sally Anne. 1998, Illness representations and cancer screening in older women, Ph.D. thesis, Deakin University.

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Title Illness representations and cancer screening in older women
Author Savage, Sally Anne.
Institution Deakin University
Faculty Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 1998
Keyword(s) Medical screening - Australia
Cervix uteri - Cancer - Diagnosis - Australia
Cancer in women - Diagnosis - Australia
Breast - Cancer - Diagnosis - Australia
Summary This research investigated why some older women do not obtain screening mammograms and Pap smear tests. In-depth interviews found many beliefs which are contrary to screening and influenced the women's screening behaviour.
Language eng
Description of original xix, 306 leaves ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 362.1770994
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