This study evaluated the relationships of emotional self-efficacy, stressful life events, and social support with mood disturbance among women diagnosed with breast cancer who live in rural communities. Eighty-two women completed measures of demographic characteristics, medical status, and psychosocial variables. Using multiple regression analysis, we found that greater mood disturbance was related to having less emotional self-efficacy (p
|Number of pages||7|
|Publication status||Published - 2006|
Palesh, O. G., Shaffer, T., Larson, J., Edsall, S., Chen, X. H., Koopman, C., Turner-Cobb, J. M., Kreshka, M. A., Graddy, K., & Parsons, R. (2006). Emotional self-efficacy, stressful life events, and satisfaction with social support in relation to mood disturbance among women living with breast cancer in rural communities. Breast Journal, 12 Mar-Apr(2), 123-129.