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Coping with breast cancer in newly diagnosed Iranian women.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Advanced Nursing
0309-2402
Publisher
Wiley Blackwell (Blackwell Publishing)
Publication Date
Volume
54
Issue
3
Identifiers
PMID: 16629910
Source
Medline

Abstract

Understanding how Iranian women cope with diagnosis of breast cancer is important to nurses involved in the process of healing. The majority of strategies used by Iranian women were positive, and religious faith played a major role in this. The findings of the study can be used to design a nursing approach to improve successful coping in Iranian women suffering from breast cancer, and can provide nurses and other healthcare professionals with deeper understanding of these women as they face this diagnosis.

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