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Unformatted text preview: - -We cant do experiments on humans b/c we cant assign humans
with cancer. -> ethical reasons -There is a lot of variability between different species - Increase in toumor size with the group of mice that were
exposed to the chronic stress -Support group will ead to better outcomes when talking
about getting over cancer -Choice = issue of control -Getting away from typical things of dailly routine helps
distract -Esteem support is also very important in coping groups -Social supports also provide other strategies of how to
cope with the illness -Underscores importance of psychosocial functions...
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- Winter '13
- Health Psychology