Special Issue "Pathways to Psychological Resilience in Breast Cancer Survivorship"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 June 2022) | Viewed by 3347
Interests: Emotional vulnerability in breast cancer; resilience; anxiety; depression; cognitive function; neurocognitive training; neuroscience
Breast cancer is the biggest cause of cancer, and the biggest malignancy in women worldwide. Recent reviews (Wang et al., 2020) highlight that anxiety and depression can independently predict cancer recurrence and cancer specific mortality in breast cancer respectively, with depression increasing risk of mortality by 30%. There is an urgent need to understand the underlying mechanisms behind emotional and cognitive vulnerability in this population and implement resilience-based interventions to improve quality of life.
This special issue will bring together research from a range of methods and disciplines, encouraging younger and more established researchers to contribute. It will draw on research investigating mechanisms of emotional vulnerability and resilience in individuals diagnosed with breast cancer, the impact of breast cancer diagnosis and treatment on quality of life and explore interventions that deliver longer term benefits with sustainability.
Prof. Dr. Nazanin Derakshan
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- emotional vulnerability
- breast cancer
- cognitive function
- workability, quality of life
- quality of life
- mixed methods