政大機構典藏-National Chengchi University Institutional Repository(NCCUR):Item 140.119/66656
English  |  正體中文  |  简体中文  |  Post-Print筆數 : 11 |  Items with full text/Total items : 88866/118573 (75%)
Visitors : 23557932      Online Users : 263
RC Version 6.0 © Powered By DSPACE, MIT. Enhanced by NTU Library IR team.
Scope Tips:
  • please add "double quotation mark" for query phrases to get precise results
  • please goto advance search for comprehansive author search
  • Adv. Search
    HomeLoginUploadHelpAboutAdminister Goto mobile version
    Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://nccur.lib.nccu.edu.tw/handle/140.119/66656


    Title: Identification of Posttraumatic Growth Trajectories in the First Year after Breast Cancer Surgery
    Authors: 許文耀
    Hsu, Wen-Yau
    Wang, Ashley Wei-Ting
    Chang, Cheng-Shyong
    Chen, Shou-Tung
    Chen, Dar-Ren
    Contributors: 心理系
    Keywords: posttraumatic growth;trajectory;psychological adjustment;breast cancer;group-based trajectory modeling;oncology
    Date: 2014.05
    Issue Date: 2014-06-12 10:00:15 (UTC+8)
    Abstract: Background Empirical studies of the relationship between posttraumatic growth (PTG) and adjustment outcomes reveal a fairly inconclusive picture. We argue that the inconsistent findings are likely due to the heterogeneity of the PTG experience over time. In this regard, we predicted that individuals with different PTG trajectories vary in the level of adjustment and the correlational patterns between PTG and adjustment. Methods Participants were 124 Taiwanese women who underwent surgery for breast cancer. Measures of PTG and adjustment variables, including positive affect, negative affect, mental and physical quality of life, anxiety, and depression, were assessed at 1 day and 3, 6, and 12 months after surgery. A group-based trajectory model was used to identify subpopulations of individuals who shared homogenous growth patterns. Then, we determined whether the trajectory predicted adjustment at 12 months after surgery. The correlations between PTG and adjustment outcomes were computed in each subpopulation across every time point. Results The patients were categorized into the following four groups, which showed very different patterns of PTG change over the first year after breast cancer surgery: stable high (27.4%), high decreasing (39.4%), low increasing (16.9%), and low decreasing (16.9%). Differences in the level of adjustment at 12 months and the patterns of the correlations across time were found among these latent subgroups Conclusions This study was the first longitudinal examination of PTG trajectories and their different levels of adjustment. The findings support our argument that identifying distinct PTG trajectories can better determine the nature of the relationship between PTG and adjustment. Copyright © 2014 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
    Relation: Psycho-Oncology,Article first published online: 16 MAY 2014
    Data Type: article
    DOI link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.3577
    DOI: 10.1002/pon.3577
    Appears in Collections:[Department of Psychology] Periodical Articles

    Files in This Item:

    File Description SizeFormat
    3577.pdf398KbAdobe PDF1077View/Open


    All items in 政大典藏 are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved.


    社群 sharing

    著作權政策宣告
    1.本網站之數位內容為國立政治大學所收錄之機構典藏,無償提供學術研究與公眾教育等公益性使用,惟仍請適度,合理使用本網站之內容,以尊重著作權人之權益。商業上之利用,則請先取得著作權人之授權。
    2.本網站之製作,已盡力防止侵害著作權人之權益,如仍發現本網站之數位內容有侵害著作權人權益情事者,請權利人通知本網站維護人員(nccur@nccu.edu.tw),維護人員將立即採取移除該數位著作等補救措施。
    DSpace Software Copyright © 2002-2004  MIT &  Hewlett-Packard  /   Enhanced by   NTU Library IR team Copyright ©   - Feedback