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Muslim breast cancer surviver spirituality: coping strategy or health seeking behavior hindrance?

Muslim breast cancer surviver spirituality: coping strategy or health seeking behavior hindrance?

This Iranian study of 39 breast cancer survivors found that they “strongly attributed their cancer to the will of God” but “at the same time, they reported that they have been actively engaged with their medical treatment and they showed that they are far from passive when confronting their cancer” [p. 94]. The authors address this apparent consistency in light of cultural contexts and the idea of locus of control.

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