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Cognitive Decline and Quality of Life among Patients with Breast Cancer undergoing Chemotherapy: The Mediating Effect of Health Promotion Behavior
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  • Journal title : Korean Journal of Adult Nursing
  • Volume 28, Issue 2,  2016, pp.202-212
  • Publisher : Korean Society of Adult Nursing
  • DOI : 10.7475/kjan.2016.28.2.202
 Title & Authors
Cognitive Decline and Quality of Life among Patients with Breast Cancer undergoing Chemotherapy: The Mediating Effect of Health Promotion Behavior
Lee, Jung Ran; Oh, Pok Ja;
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 Abstract
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to assess the relationship between cognitive function impairment and quality of life (QoL) among patients with breast cancer. Specifically, the intention was to verify the mediating effects for promoting behaviors leading to better health and QoL. Methods: A purposive sample of 152 patients undergoing chemotherapy was recruited. A cross-sectional survey design was used. Data were collected using four instruments: Everyday Cognition Scale, Korean Mini-Mental State Examination, Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Breast Cancer Version 4, and Health Promoting Lifestyle Profile. Results: The mean score for subjective cognitive decline was 65.84; the health promotion behavior was 95.89, and 83.34 for QoL. Health promotion behavior was directly affected by cognitive decline ($R^2
 Keywords
Quality of life;Cognitive function;Health promotion;Breast neoplasms;
 Language
Korean
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