Waxler-Morrison test cards - Stress

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What was the aim of Waxler-Morrison's research?
To see how social relationships influence response to breast cancer and survival.
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Who were the participants in Waxler-Morrison's research?
133 participants under 55 years old.
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Describe the methodology of the experiment
Quasi experiment due to the nature of the study consisting of women with breast cancer. Independent measures design.
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Describe the procedure for the study
Given a psychometric test of social network that combined with marital status, contact with friends and family and church membership.
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Participants mailed a questionnaire to gather info on what?
Existing social networks, demography, educational level, contact with friends+family, perception of support from others+who they were responsible for e.g. children.
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How many aspects of social network were found to be significantly linked with survival?
6
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What were the 6 aspects of social network linked with survival?
Martial status, total support, support from friends, contact with friends, employment and social network.
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What did married women who tended to survive report?
Supportive spouses
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What were the findings concerned with jobs?
Jobs were important, even if not financially important as were a source of information and support.
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What did the qualitative data from interviews show?
Practical help e.g. childcare, cooking and transport to the hospital were concrete aspects of support.
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