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1. Amir M, Ramati A: Post-traumatic symptoms, emotional distress and quality of life in long-term survivors of breast cancer: a preliminary research. J Anxiety Disord; 2002;16(2):195-206
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  • [Title] Post-traumatic symptoms, emotional distress and quality of life in long-term survivors of breast cancer: a preliminary research.
  • Thirty-nine long-term female survivors of breast cancer were compared with 39 matched women who had not been exposed to any chronic disease regarding post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), quality of life (QoL), emotional distress and coping styles.
  • Multiple regression analysis showed that receiving chemotherapy and disease stage, as well as the interaction between chemotherapy and disease stage, were significant predictors of hyperarousal.
  • The findings show that post-traumatic symptoms are a common sequel after recovery from cancer.
  • Furthermore, finding suggest a conceptual distinction between PTSD symptoms and QoL in the study of long-term effects of cancer.
  • [MeSH-major] Adaptation, Psychological. Breast Neoplasms / psychology. Quality of Life. Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic / epidemiology. Survivors / psychology


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