Poster Session  |   November 2018
Perceived Stress Levels May Impact Upper Extremity Function Among Women Treated for Breast Cancer
Author Affiliations
  • Eastern Kentucky University
Article Information
Hand and Upper Extremity / Assessment/Measurement
Poster Session   |   November 2018
Perceived Stress Levels May Impact Upper Extremity Function Among Women Treated for Breast Cancer
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211500027p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO4002
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211500027p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO4002
Abstract

Date Presented 4/20/2018

Positive relationships between lower perceived arm function and higher perceived stress and fear of physical activity were demonstrated among breast cancer survivors with functional shoulder range of motion. Stress-reducing techniques when engaging in occupations to restore function may be beneficial.

Primary Author and Speaker: Anne Fleischer

Contributing Authors: Mary Fisher