Compare of metacognitive beliefs in women with breast cancer and healthy women

Masoumeh Ghanbari JEKTAJI, Vali KHALKALI
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Abstract. Chronic diseases are one of the most important health and psychological problems of modern society, and one of the most important kinds of these diseases is cancer. Breast cancer is a common, malignant and progressive disease and affects different aspects of individual's life. The aim of the present study was comparing metacognitive beliefs in women with breast cancer and healthy women. The design of this study was causal- comparative in which 75 women with breast cancer were compared with 75 healthy women, who were selected using available sampling method. Participants completed Metacognitive Questionnaire by Wales. Data were analyzed using multiple variance analysis test (Manova) and Hutling T. The results indicated that there is a significant difference between metacognitive beliefs of women with breast cancer and healthy women.


Metacognition Beliefs, breast cancer

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