Biopsychosocial models in cancer care: Application of a counseling model of wellness

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Kelly L. Wester, Associate Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: This correlational research study explored connections between multidisciplinary biopsychosocial assessment models, namely the Quality of Life model and the Indivisible Self model of wellness, and their utility in assessing psychosocial well-being in cancer survivorship. Both assessment models were found to account for statistically significant variance in depression scores and were found to have more shared variance than unique variance. Implications for utilizing a counseling model of wellness within a cancer context are discussed.

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Journal of Counselor Leadership and Advocacy, 8(2), 116-129. DOI: 10.1080/2326716X.2021.1946665
Language: English
Date: 2021
wellness, cancer survivors, biopsychosocial, quality of life

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