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L’immagine corporea in donne con tumore al seno. Una ricerca entro una prospettiva relazionale
Titolo Rivista: RICERCHE DI PSICOLOGIA  
Autori/Curatori: Emanuela Saita, Giulia Ferraris, Sara Molgora, Valentina Fenaroli, Massimo Grassi 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2018 Fascicolo: Lingua: Italiano 
Numero pagine:  15 P. 729-743 Dimensione file:  208 KB
DOI:  10.3280/RIP2018-004011
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Lo scopo principale di questo contributo è esplorare come variabili individuali e relazionali incidono sulla percezione corporea di pazienti con tumore al seno, contraddistinguendo diversi pattern personali e tipologie di legame. A tal fine è stato condotto uno studio esplorativo per delineare quali aspetti intrapsichici (an-sia, depressione, caratteristiche di personalità, stili di coping e flessibilità nel co-ping) e relazionali (coping diadico e vicinanza con il partner) incidono sulla im-magine corporea di donne operate di un tumore al seno. La ricerca ha incluso 30 soggetti (15 pazienti e 15 partner). Le analisi hanno evidenziato l’esistenza di due differenti profili: la maggioranza delle donne presenta una immagine corporea non alterata dalla malattia, che è inclusa in un pattern caratterizzato da un be-nessere globale della donna e da un migliore funzionamento di coppia, un nume-ro inferiore di pazienti presenta un’immagine corporea compromessa oltre che preoccupazione ansiosa e sintomatologia depressiva, si tratta in questo caso di donne in coppie che utilizzano strategie di coping diadico negativo. In conclusio-ne, i risultati evidenziano l’importanza delle componenti relazionali sull’immagine corporea di donne operate di tumore al seno, suggerendo l’utilità di implementare l’assunzione di una prospettiva diadicamente orientata.


Keywords: Immagine corporea, cancro al seno, ansia, depressione, coping diadico.

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Emanuela Saita, Giulia Ferraris, Sara Molgora, Valentina Fenaroli, Massimo Grassi, in "RICERCHE DI PSICOLOGIA " 4/2018, pp. 729-743, DOI:10.3280/RIP2018-004011

   

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