Friendship and Cancer

Reviews in Health Care

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Field Value
 
Title Friendship and Cancer
 
Creator Evans, Rebecca
Mallet, Pascal
Bazillier, Cécile
Amiel, Phillipe
 
Subject
Friendship; Cancer; Social support
 
Description Friendships are a powerful healing force for physical and mental illness. The study of the role of friendship for cancer patients has been relatively neglected and academic evidence-based studies are lacking. A literature review of research was performed linking cancer with friendships and social support (other than that provided by family members or members of medical staff). Some studies report the importance of friendships formed amongst young children and often in a school context; fewer studies have focused on friendships amongst adults with cancer. Direct links between friendships formed and/or maintained amongst cancer patients and their precise effects on an individual’s battle with cancer have yet to be explored.
 
Publisher SEEd
 
Contributor
 
Date 2015-04-30
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion


 
Format text/html
application/pdf
 
Identifier https://journals.edizioniseed.it/index.php/rhc/article/view/1171
10.7175/rhc.v6i2.1171
 
Source Reviews in Health Care; Vol 6, No 2 (2015); 53-65
2038-6702
2038-6699
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://journals.edizioniseed.it/index.php/rhc/article/view/1171/1399
https://journals.edizioniseed.it/index.php/rhc/article/view/1171/1400
 
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Rights Copyright (c) 2015 Seed
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0
 

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