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Peer support for women with gynaecological cancer

Jay, Z; (2006) Peer support for women with gynaecological cancer. Doctoral thesis , UCL (University College London). Green open access

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Abstract

This thesis is presented in three parts. Part One is a literature review of the key issues faced by women with gynaecological cancer, the need for psychosocial interventions, and the effectiveness of psychosocial interventions in meeting this need. Part Two presents the empirical paper. This paper explores how a new peer support service for women with gynaecological cancer was experienced by both the peer helpers and the women they were supporting. In Part Three, the issues and challenges raised during the completion of the empirical study are discussed.

Type: Thesis (Doctoral)
Title: Peer support for women with gynaecological cancer
Identifier: PQ ETD:592934
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Language: English
Additional information: Thesis digitised by ProQuest. Third party copyright material has been removed from the ethesis.
Keywords: Gynaecological cancer, psychosocial needs, psychosocial interventions.
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1445610
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