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Posttraumatic reactions in women with ovarian cancer

Shand, Lyndel Kate 2014, Posttraumatic reactions in women with ovarian cancer, D.Psych.(Health) thesis, School of Psychology, Deakin University.

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Title Posttraumatic reactions in women with ovarian cancer
Author Shand, Lyndel Kate
Institution Deakin University
School School of Psychology
Faculty Faculty of Health
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name D.Psych.(Health)
Thesis advisor Ricciardelli, LinaORCID iD for Ricciardelli, Lina orcid.org/0000-0002-7038-7410
Date submitted 2014-11
Keyword(s) ovarian cancer
posttraumatic stress
coping styles
Summary The thesis examined the experience of posttraumatic stress symptoms and posttraumatic growth in women with ovarian cancer. Adaptive coping styles were found to be associated with increased growth and fewer symptom of PTSD. Higher levels of psychological distress and social disconnectedness were associated with increased PTSD symptoms and less growth.
Language eng
Field of Research 170106 Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
Socio Economic Objective 920102 Cancer and Related Disorders
Description of original x, 268 pages : illustrations, tables
Dewey Decimal Classification 616.99465
Copyright notice ┬ęThe author
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30072855

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