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dc.contributor.author Natividad, L. L. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-02-26T18:25:08Z en_US
dc.date.available 2010-02-26T18:25:08Z en_US
dc.date.issued 2010-02 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Natividad, L. L. (2010). An Examination of Familial Social Support Use by CHamoru Women on Guahan Diagnosed with Breast Cancer. Journal of Indigenous Voices in Social Work, 1(1). en_US
dc.identifier.issn 2151-349X en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/15119 en_US
dc.description.abstract This study explored familial social support use by CHamoru women on Guahan who had been diagnosed with breast cancer. It examined familial social support provided by the nuclear and extended family networks. The phenomenological method was used to gather data in 10 in-depth interviews with CHamoru women. Findings indicated the contributions of participants’ family systems, with the role of siblings being especially crucial. Strong CHamoru familial ties appear to be maintained with the sibling set playing a key role in caregiving. en_US
dc.format.extent 15 pages en_US
dc.publisher Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, University of Hawaii at Manoa en_US
dc.subject Chamorros en_US
dc.subject Chamorus en_US
dc.subject social conditions en_US
dc.subject cancer en_US
dc.subject social aspects en_US
dc.subject Guam en_US
dc.subject Guahan en_US
dc.subject care of the sick en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Indigenous peoples--Periodicals. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Social work with indigenous peoples--Periodicals. en_US
dc.title An Examination of Familial Social Support Use by CHamoru Women on Guahan Diagnosed with Breast Cancer en_US
dc.type Article en_US
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