Women with high risk for breast cancer: Psychological symptoms

Ora Gilbar

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This pilot study compared the psychological distress of 16 women with family histories of breast cancer (mother, sister, daughter, aunt) and 37 women with no such histories, all of whom were undergoing a regular checkup in a breast health clinic in northern Israel. Analysis indicated that women at high risk for breast cancer with a suspected syndrome experienced greater psychological distress than the women with no such histories.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)800-802
Number of pages3
JournalPsychological Reports
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 1997
Externally publishedYes


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