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dc.contributor.authorBoehmer, Ulrike
dc.contributor.authorStokes, Jeffrey E.
dc.contributor.authorBazzi, Angela R.
dc.contributor.authorWinter, Michael
dc.contributor.authorClark, Melissa A.
dc.date2022-08-11T08:10:35.000
dc.date.accessioned2022-08-23T17:13:31Z
dc.date.available2022-08-23T17:13:31Z
dc.date.issued2018-06-29
dc.date.submitted2018-08-16
dc.identifier.citation<p>Psychooncology. 2018 Jun 29. doi: 10.1002/pon.4836. [Epub ahead of print] <a href="https://doi.org/10.1002/pon.4836">Link to article on publisher's site</a></p>
dc.identifier.issn1057-9249 (Linking)
dc.identifier.doi10.1002/pon.4836
dc.identifier.pmid29959808
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.14038/46746
dc.description.abstractOBJECTIVE: The objective of the study is to assess dyadic stress among sexual minority cancer survivor and caregivers compared to heterosexual cancer survivors and their caregivers. METHODS: We recruited 167 survivors of nonmetastatic breast cancer of different sexual orientations and their caregivers, who were interviewed via telephone after obtaining consent. We used inverse propensity score weighting to account for differences by sexual orientation in age and length of the survivor-caregiver relationship and simultaneous equation models consistent with the needs for analyzing dyadic data. RESULTS: Survivors and caregivers reported stress levels consistent with population norms, irrespective of survivors' sexual orientation. Accounting for covariates, survivors' and caregivers' stress did not mutually influence one another overall. However, differences by sexual orientation were noted such that caregivers' stress was influential for sexual minority survivors' stress, but not for heterosexual survivors' stress. CONCLUSIONS: Careful consideration should be given to caregivers of sexual minority survivors, an underserved group for whom currently no interventions exist.
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.relation<p><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?db=pubmed&cmd=Retrieve&list_uids=29959808&dopt=Abstract">Link to Article in PubMed</a></p>
dc.relation.urlhttps://doi.org/10.1002/pon.4836
dc.subjectbreast cancer
dc.subjectcaregiving
dc.subjectdyads
dc.subjectpsychological needs
dc.subjectstress
dc.subjectGender, Race, Sexuality, and Ethnicity in Communication
dc.subjectHealth Psychology
dc.subjectHealth Services Administration
dc.subjectHealth Services Research
dc.subjectNeoplasms
dc.subjectOncology
dc.subjectPsychological Phenomena and Processes
dc.titleDyadic stress of breast cancer survivors and their caregivers: Are there differences by sexual orientation
dc.typeJournal Article
dc.source.journaltitlePsycho-oncology
dc.identifier.legacycoverpagehttps://escholarship.umassmed.edu/qhs_pp/1206
dc.identifier.contextkey12671001
html.description.abstract<p>OBJECTIVE: The objective of the study is to assess dyadic stress among sexual minority cancer survivor and caregivers compared to heterosexual cancer survivors and their caregivers.</p> <p>METHODS: We recruited 167 survivors of nonmetastatic breast cancer of different sexual orientations and their caregivers, who were interviewed via telephone after obtaining consent. We used inverse propensity score weighting to account for differences by sexual orientation in age and length of the survivor-caregiver relationship and simultaneous equation models consistent with the needs for analyzing dyadic data.</p> <p>RESULTS: Survivors and caregivers reported stress levels consistent with population norms, irrespective of survivors' sexual orientation. Accounting for covariates, survivors' and caregivers' stress did not mutually influence one another overall. However, differences by sexual orientation were noted such that caregivers' stress was influential for sexual minority survivors' stress, but not for heterosexual survivors' stress.</p> <p>CONCLUSIONS: Careful consideration should be given to caregivers of sexual minority survivors, an underserved group for whom currently no interventions exist.</p>
dc.identifier.submissionpathqhs_pp/1206
dc.contributor.departmentDepartment of Quantitative Health Sciences


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