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Study on self-concept and bio-psychosocial variables among patients with breast cancer

George, Linu Sara and Bhaduri, Aparna (2004) Study on self-concept and bio-psychosocial variables among patients with breast cancer. Indian Journal of Continuing Nursing Education, 5 (1). pp. 19-25.

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Abstract

This study was conducted to investigate the self-concept of patients with breast cancer and its relationship with bio-psychosocial variables such as stress, family support, hope and well-being status. A correlative survey design was adopted. A total of 50 patients were interviewed. The findings of the study revealed significant positive relationship between self-concept and family support, hope and well being; further, family support and hope were found to be positively related whereas stress and well-being was negatively related.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Nursing > MCON Manipal > Fundamentals of Nursing
Nursing > MCON Manipal > Medical Surgical
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 18 Feb 2013 07:29
Last Modified: 18 Feb 2013 07:29
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/78486

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