Variable Details:

Source:

Mellon, Suzanne , and Laurel L. Northouse (2001), "Family Survivorship and Quality of Life Following a Cancer Diagnosis ", Research in Nursing and health, 24, 446-459.
[Endnote]


Variable



Definition:

  • The patient’s and family member’s perceptions of the meaning of cancer to the family unit.


Item(s):



Citations:

  • Fife, B. L. (1995), "The measurement of meaning in illness.", Social Science and Medicine, 40, 1021-1028. [Endnote]