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Spiritual distress in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy: a longitudinal study

submitted by Helga Martins | Portugal
Academic Degree
Degree in nursing
Impaired religiosity, Readiness for enhanced religiosity, Readiness for enhanced spiritual well-being, Risk for impaired religiosity, Risk for spiritual distress, Spiritual distress
Areas of Interest
Acute care, Education, Research
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