Perceived Stress and Sexual Orientation among Breast Cancer Survivors.

  • 1


    Mendeley users who have this article in their library.
  • N/A


    Citations of this article.


Abstract Little is known about the cancer survivorship experiences of sexual minority women (SMW). SMW breast cancer survivors are hypothesized to experience more stress compared to heterosexual breast cancer survivors. A convenience sample of two hundred and eleven, breast cancer survivors (68 SMW, 143 heterosexual women) participated in this cross-sectional, online, investigation of perceived stress. Regression analyses indicated significant differences in reported stress between heterosexual and SMW breast cancer survivors (β = -.15, p =.03). Our findings may reflect unique experiences had by sexual minority breast cancer survivors. Future research should explore the factors that contribute to elevated perceived stress in this group.

Get free article suggestions today

Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research

Sign up here
Already have an account ?Sign in

Find this document

There are no full text links

There are no authors.

Cite this document

Choose a citation style from the tabs below

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free