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ERIC Number: EJ600895
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0193-3922
Enhancing Women's Lives: The Role of Support Groups among Breast Cancer Patients.
Gore-Felton, Cheryl; Spiegel, David
Journal for Specialists in Group Work, v24 n3 p274-87 Sep 1999
Reviews research indicating that group psychotherapy is an effective adjunctive therapy to medical treatment for women with breast cancer. States that Supportive-Expressive group therapy has been effective in assisting patients in reducing anxiety related to death and dying, strengthening interpersonal relationships, and improving the quality of life. Discusses components of an empirically validated group treatment for breast cancer. (Author/JDM)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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