Patient delay in cancer : a view from the crisis model.
Despite widespread cancer awareness programs, deleterious delays in seeking diagnosis and care for cancer are as prominent now as s they were 50 years ago.
These delays may be seen as attempts to resolved or postpone the crisis brought on an individual by the suspicion of terminal illness.
The use of denial-like processes in the cognitive appraisal employed to assess this crisis is influenced by a variety of personal, social, and physical factors.
Mots-clés Pascal : Diagnostic, Coping, Attitude, Temps attente, Mécanisme défense, Dénégation, Personnalité, Adaptation, Cognition, Dépistage, Education sanitaire, Prévention, Homme, Etude cas, Tumeur maligne, Prise conscience
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Diagnosis, Coping, Attitude, Waiting time, Defense mechanism, Denegation, Personality, Adaptation, Cognition, Medical screening, Health education, Prevention, Human, Case study, Malignant tumor, Awareness
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0304145
Code Inist : 002A26N03. Création : 199406.