Transition of Women's Perceptions of Health Status When Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/335578
Category:
Abstract
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Transition of Women's Perceptions of Health Status When Diagnosed With Breast Cancer
Author(s):
Hebert, Maude
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Non-member
Author Details:
Maude Hebert, RN, BNSc, MSc, maude.hebert@uqtr.ca
Abstract:
Session presented on Friday, July 25, 2014: Purpose: To model the transition process of the perceptions of health and illness of women with breast cancer. Methods: Grounded Theory as been selected as the research design to study the process of becoming ill from a breast cancer and to detail the phases that women pass through. Results: The 32 semi-structured interviews conducted with women suffering from a breast cancer revealed that they don't feel sick from the breast cancer and that there is a drastic illness perceptions shit between before their diagnosis and after the treatments which is influenced by the transition process they experience. Conclusion: This research permits a better comprehension of women's breast cancer perceptions, the different phases they pass through, the meaning they attribute to it, their help seeking behaviors and their health care system appreciation. These findings add to the knowledge on women’s experience with breast cancer and offer guidelines to incorporate patient-centered care along the chronic illness trajectory.
Keywords:
Transition process; Health and illness perceptions; Breast cancer
Repository Posting Date:
17-Nov-2014
Date of Publication:
17-Nov-2014
Conference Date:
2014
Conference Name:
25th International Nursing Research Congress
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Hong Kong
Description:
International Nursing Research Congress, 2014 Theme: Engaging Colleagues: Improving Global Health Outcomes. Held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Note:
This is an abstract-only submission. If the author has submitted a full-text item related to this abstract, you may find it by browsing the repository by author. If author contact information is availabe in this abstract, please feel free to contact him or her with your queries regarding this submission.

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.language.isoen_USen_GB
dc.type.categoryAbstracten_GB
dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleTransition of Women's Perceptions of Health Status When Diagnosed With Breast Canceren_GB
dc.contributor.authorHebert, Maudeen_GB
dc.contributor.departmentNon-memberen_GB
dc.author.detailsMaude Hebert, RN, BNSc, MSc, maude.hebert@uqtr.caen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/335578-
dc.description.abstractSession presented on Friday, July 25, 2014: Purpose: To model the transition process of the perceptions of health and illness of women with breast cancer. Methods: Grounded Theory as been selected as the research design to study the process of becoming ill from a breast cancer and to detail the phases that women pass through. Results: The 32 semi-structured interviews conducted with women suffering from a breast cancer revealed that they don't feel sick from the breast cancer and that there is a drastic illness perceptions shit between before their diagnosis and after the treatments which is influenced by the transition process they experience. Conclusion: This research permits a better comprehension of women's breast cancer perceptions, the different phases they pass through, the meaning they attribute to it, their help seeking behaviors and their health care system appreciation. These findings add to the knowledge on women’s experience with breast cancer and offer guidelines to incorporate patient-centered care along the chronic illness trajectory.en_GB
dc.subjectTransition processen_GB
dc.subjectHealth and illness perceptionsen_GB
dc.subjectBreast canceren_GB
dc.date.available2014-11-17T13:55:15Z-
dc.date.issued2014-11-17-
dc.date.accessioned2014-11-17T13:55:15Z-
dc.conference.date2014en_GB
dc.conference.name25th International Nursing Research Congressen_GB
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen_GB
dc.conference.locationHong Kongen_GB
dc.descriptionInternational Nursing Research Congress, 2014 Theme: Engaging Colleagues: Improving Global Health Outcomes. Held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wanchai, Hong Kongen_GB
dc.description.noteThis is an abstract-only submission. If the author has submitted a full-text item related to this abstract, you may find it by browsing the repository by author. If author contact information is availabe in this abstract, please feel free to contact him or her with your queries regarding this submission.en_GB
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