Perceived influence of psychological consultation on psychological well-being, body image, and intimacy following bilateral prophylactic mastectomy: A qualitative analysis

Rachael Glassey, Sarah J. Hardcastle, Moira O'Connor, Angela Ives, Christobel Saunders, kConFab Investigators

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Objective: This study explored whether psychological consultation offered to women prior to bilateral prophylactic mastectomy (BPM) appeared to provide psychosocial benefit to younger women (35 years) considering BPM.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)633-639
Number of pages7
JournalPsycho-Oncology
Volume27
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2018

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