Journal article

Posttraumatic growth experiences and its contextual factors in women with breast cancer: An integrative review

Jianxia Zhai, Jennifer Newton, Beverley Copnell

Health Care For Women International | TAYLOR & FRANCIS INC | Published : 2019


In this article, we synthesize current research that examines determinants and manifestations of posttraumatic growth (the phenomenon of posttraumatic growth can be embodied in several domains) in women with breast cancer. The findings of the integrative literature review may contribute to facilitating person-centered oncology care by raising health care professionals' awareness and understanding of posttraumatic growth phenomenon among breast cancer survivors. The identification of factors contributing to posttraumatic growth and manifestations of posttraumatic growth are important in increasing the effectiveness of interventions in supporting women during their breast cancer journey. The m..

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