Published in Women's Health Weekly, September 22nd, 2005
"The medical field has shown a growing interest in gender and gender differences," observed scientists from Sweden. "In psychosocial oncology, for example, some studies suggest that men and women cope differently with cancer; e.g. women express their emotions more readily than men do, and men rely more on their healthy spouse."
Salander and Hamberg used "a qualitative perspective study to examines 83 narratives written by male and female cancer patients who were asked to write down how they experienced receiving their cancer diagnosis. The narratives were analyzed both as to...
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