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Development and preliminary testing of the psychosocial adjustment to hereditary diseases scale

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Psychology, April 2013
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Title
Development and preliminary testing of the psychosocial adjustment to hereditary diseases scale
Published in
BMC Psychology, April 2013
DOI 10.1186/2050-7283-1-7
Pubmed ID
Authors

Kathy E Watkins, Christine Y Way, Deborah M Gregory, Holly M LeDrew, Valerie C Ludlow, Mary Jane Esplen, Jeffrey J Dowden, Janet E Cox, G William N Fitzgerald, Patrick S Parfrey

Abstract

The presence of Lynch syndrome (LS) can bring a lifetime of uncertainty to an entire family as members adjust to living with a high lifetime cancer risk. The research base on how individuals and families adjust to genetic-linked diseases following predictive genetic testing has increased our understanding of short-term impacts but gaps continue to exist in knowledge of important factors that facilitate or impede long-term adjustment. The failure of existing scales to detect psychosocial adjustment challenges in this population has led researchers to question the adequate sensitivity of these instruments. Furthermore, we have limited insight into the role of the family in promoting adjustment.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 9 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Postgraduate 2 22%
Student > Master 2 22%
Student > Ph. D. Student 2 22%
Student > Bachelor 1 11%
Other 1 11%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 1 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 5 56%
Psychology 2 22%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1 11%
Unknown 1 11%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 20 September 2016.
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#6,484,132
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Outputs from BMC Psychology
#176
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#57,401
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#2
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