International Journal of
Psychology and Counselling

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Psychol. Couns.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2499
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJPC
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 191

Table of Content: July 2015; 7(6)

July 2015

Stress and coping with cervical cancer by patients: A qualitative inquiry

Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women worldwide, and the most common cancer in women in resource limited settings. Regardless of the stage at which a diagnosis of cancer is made, individuals who receive such a diagnosis are stressed both psychologically and emotionally, thus they need to employee certain mechanism in order to cope. Using Lazarus and Folkman’s Transaction Model of Stress and...

Author(s): Katowa-Mukwato Patricia, Mwape Lonia, Maimbolwa C. Margaret, Muleya C. Mutinta  and Namushi L. Beauty