Group and Individual Treatment Strategies for Distress in Cancer Patients
- Racial disparities in traumatic stress in prostate cancer patients: secondary analysis of a National URCC CCOP Study of 317 men. Purnell, Jason Q.; Palesh, Oxana G.; Heckler, Charles E.; Adams, M. Jacob; Chin, Nancy; Mohile, Supriya; Peppone, Luke J.; Atkins, James N.; Moore, Dennis F.; Spiegel, David; Messing, Edward; Morrow, Gary R. // Supportive Care in Cancer;Jul2011, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p899
Introduction: African American men have the highest rates of prostate cancer of any racial group, but very little is known about the psychological functioning of African American men in response to prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment. Purpose: In this secondary analysis of a national trial...
- Cognitive Behavioral Stress Management for Healthy Women at Risk for Breast Cancer: a Novel Application of a Proven Intervention. McGregor, Bonnie; Dolan, Emily; Murphy, Karly; Sannes, Timothy; Highland, Krista; Albano, Denise; Ward, Alison; Charbonneau, Anna; Redman, Mary; Ceballos, Rachel; McGregor, Bonnie A; Dolan, Emily D; Murphy, Karly M; Sannes, Timothy S; Highland, Krista B; Albano, Denise L; Ward, Alison A; Charbonneau, Anna M; Redman, Mary W; Ceballos, Rachel M // Annals of Behavioral Medicine;Dec2015, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p873
Background:Women at risk for breast cancer report elevated psychological distress, which has been adversely associated with cancer-relevant behaviors and biology. Purpose:The present study sought to examine the effects of a 10-week cognitive behavioral stress...
- Reply: Comment on 'Online screening for distress, the 6th vital sign, in newly diagnosed oncology outpatients: randomised controlled trial of computerised vs personalised triage' - Psychological distress in patients with cancer: is screening the effective solution? Carlson, L E; Waller, A; Groff, S L; Bultz, B D // British Journal of Cancer;6/25/2013, Vol. 108 Issue 12, p2631
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Comment on Psychological distress in patients with cancer: is screening the effective solution?" by J. Dekker in a 2013 issue.
- Unresolved problems with distress screening. Fielding, R; Lam, W W T // British Journal of Cancer;5/14/2013, Vol. 108 Issue 9, p1922
A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article regarding screening patients for cancer-related distress in the previous issue of the periodical is presented.
- Cancer survivors at increased risk for psychological distress. Adams, Stacey L.; Harris, Jason; Haigh, Christen // Hem/Onc Today;9/10/2009, Vol. 10 Issue 17, p23
The article discusses a study on the association between long-term survivors of adult-onset cancer and an increased risk for psychological distress.
- How successful are oncologists in identifying patient distress, perceived social support, and need for psychosocial counselling? Söllner, W; DeVries, A; Steixner, E; Lukas, P; Sprinzl, G; Rumpold, G; Maislinger, S // British Journal of Cancer;1/15/2001, Vol. 84 Issue 2, p179
20-40% of cancer patients show emotional distress. Psychosocial support should be offered to severely distressed patients. However, little is known about the selection of patients to whom such support should be offered. This study investigated oncologists' ability to identify such patients. In a...
- The Effect of Group Psychosocial Support on Survival in Metastatic Breast Cancer // American Journal of Health Promotion;Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p217
Presents an abstract of the study 'The Effect of Group Psychosocial Support on Survival in Metastatic Breast Cancer,' by Pamela J. Goodwin, Molyn Leszcz et al, published in a 2001 issue of the 'New England Journal of Medicine.' Role of supportive-expressive group therapy in improving mood and...
- Psychological stress, adjustment and cross-cultural considerations in breast cancer patients. Schlebusch[*], Lourens; van Oers, Helena M. // South African Journal of Psychology;Mar99, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p30
Examines and compares the nature and degree of psychological distress with reference to specific variables experienced by South African black and white breast cancer patients. Levels of somatisation, depression and body image dysphoria; Utilization of adaptive styles of adjustment to their disease.
- The Effects of Dyadic Strength and Coping Styles on Psychological Distress in Couples Faced with Prostate Cancer. Banthia, Rajni; Malcarne, Vanessa L.; Varni, James W.; Ko, Celine M.; Sadler, Georgia Robins; Greenbergs, Helen L. // Journal of Behavioral Medicine;Feb2003, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p31
Dyadic adjustment and coping styles have been shown to predict levels of psychological distress following cancer diagnoses. This study examined the relationship between coping and distress in couples faced with prostate cancer, considering dyadic functioning as a third variable that potentially...