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An investigation of the outcomes of psycho-oncology interventions : a thesis presented as partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
(Massey University, 2010)
Cancer can have a significant psychological impact on those diagnosed, and their families. The ability of psychotherapy to reduce this impact has been extensively studied internationally. However, New Zealand-based ...
Choice, morality and vulnerability : young women's discourses of cervical screening : a thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Psychology (endorsement in Health Psychology) at Massey University, Albany, New Zealand
(Massey University, 2016)
Cervical screening is a health surveillance tool used to prevent cervical cancer. In New Zealand, research into cervical screening has largely focused on barriers to participation. This type of research implicitly assumes ...
The psychosocial interactions of adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer survivors and the possible relationship with their development : a thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Clinical Psychology at Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
(Massey University, 2019)
Adolescents and Young Adults (AYAs) with cancer may be particularly affected by social interactions, as they can be grappling with both a serious illness and normal developmental challenges. The present research aims to ...
Cognitive determinants of treatment choice among cancer patients : a thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology at Massey University
(Massey University, 2001)
Decisions about whether or not to include non-conventional therapies in a cancer treatment regimen are potentially critical. An illness such as cancer, perceived to be life-threatening, inevitably raises existential questions ...