A critique of positive thinking for patients with cancer.

TOD, Angela, WARNOCK, Clare and ALLMARK, Peter (2011). A critique of positive thinking for patients with cancer. Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987), 25 (39), 43-7.

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    Abstract

    This article provides a critical reflection of the debate regarding the adoption of positive thinking in the care and recovery of patients with cancer. Positive thinking is an approach characterised by adopting a fighting spirit, taking control and being strong and brave. The association of positive thinking with a range of favourable outcomes has been challenged.

    Item Type: Article
    Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Centre for Health and Social Care Research
    Page Range: 43-7
    Depositing User: Helen Garner
    Date Deposited: 28 Jul 2011 12:06
    Last Modified: 18 Mar 2021 20:45
    URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/3763

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