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  • Journal title : Korean Journal of Adult Nursing
  • Volume 24, Issue 6,  2012, pp.659-667
  • Publisher : Korean Society of Adult Nursing
  • DOI : 10.7475/kjan.2012.24.6.659
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Spiritual Health and Fatigue of Patients with Breast Cancer according to Treatment Phases
Tae, Young Sook; Choi, Gum Hee; Jung, Yun Kyung; Kwon, Suhye;
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Purpose: The study was to identify the level of Spiritual Health and Fatigue in women with breast cancer according to three treatment phases (post op phase, adjuvant phase, follow up phase). Methods: The research method was a cross-sectional descriptive study. Data were collected from 161 women patients with a diagnosis of breast cancer. Both in-patient and out-patient units from two general hospitals were the source of subjects. The subjects completed two standardized instruments: the "Spiritual Health Scale" developed by Highfield and the "Fatigue Scale" developed and revised by Piper. The data were analyzed using frequency, percentage, , ANOVA, Scheff test, Pearson`s correlation coefficients, and Multiple regression. Results: The subscale scores of Self-Esteem of spiritual health and fatigue in patients with breast cancer differed among the three treatment phases (F
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