Cancer Behavior Inventory–Brief Version (CBI-B)

Cancer Behavior Inventory–Brief Version (CBI-B)
Heitzmann et al.‚ 2011
1.    Maintaining independence
2.    Maintaining a positive attitude
3.    Maintaining a sense of humor
4.    Expressing feelings about cancer
5.    Putting things out of my mind at times
6.    Maintaining activities (work‚ home‚ hobbies‚ social)
7.    Trying to be calm throughout treatments and not allowing scary thoughts to upset me
8.    Actively participating in treatment decisions
9.    Asking physicians questions
10.Seeking social support
11.Sharing my worries or concerns with others
12.Managing nausea and vomiting (whether or not I have had these problems in the past)
13.Coping with physical challenges
14.Trying to be calm while waiting at least one hour for my appointment
1= not at all confident‚ to 9= totally confident
This instrument can be found at:

Merluzzi‚ T.V.‚ Martinez-Sanchez‚ M.A. (1997). Assessment of self-efficacy in coping with cancer: Development and validation of the cancer behavior inventory. Health Psychology‚ 16‚ 1–8.

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