Jundishapur Journal of Chronic Disease Care

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Investigating the Mental Experience of Patients Suffering From Cancer

Reza Abdollahzadeh 1 , Mitra Moodi 2 and Narges Khanjani 3 , *
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1 MSc, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Public Health, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, Iran
2 Associate Professor, Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, Iran
3 Associate Professor, Neurology Research Center, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Chronic Disease Care: July 2017, 6 (3); e57685
  • Published Online: July 17, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: October 27, 2016
  • Revised: November 8, 2016
  • Accepted: December 8, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjcdc.57685

To Cite: Abdollahzadeh R, Moodi M, Khanjani N. Investigating the Mental Experience of Patients Suffering From Cancer, Jundishapur J Chronic Dis Care. 2017 ; 6(3):e57685. doi: 10.5812/jjcdc.57685.

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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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