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Titel Datum Auteur Beschrijving
Systemic inflammation among breast cancer survivors: the roles of goal disengagement capacities and health-related self-protection 30/08/2014 Andree L. Castonguay, Carsten Wrosch and Catherine M. Sabiston

 Abstract: This study examined the associations between breast cancer survivors’ capacity to adjust to unattainable goals (through goal disengagement and goal reengagement), health-related self-protection (e.g., positive reappraisals), and low-grade systemic inflammation (i.e., C-reactive...

Artikel:The instrument ‘Sense of Security in Care – Patients’ Evaluation’: its development and presentation 30/08/2014 Barbro Krevers and Anna Milberg
Abstract: The aim of this paper is to report the development, construction, and psychometric properties
of the new instrument Sense of Security in Care – Patients’ Evaluation (SEC-P) in palliative home care.
Methods: The preliminary instrument was based on a review of...
Male breast cancer networking and telephone support group: a model for supporting a unique population 30/08/2014 Elizabeth Farrell, Nancy Borstelmann, Fremonta Meyer, Ann Partridge, Eric Winer and Kathryn Ruddy
Artikel: Measuring Individual Burden of Illness for Depression among prostate cancer patients 30/08/2014 Christopher F. Sharpley, Vicki Bitsika and David R. H. Christie

Abstract: This study aims to develop and test three potential models of Individual Burden of Illness for Depression (IBI-D) in prostate cancer patients.

Methods: Responses to three sets of scales measuring depressive symptoms, functional impairment, and quality of life

Artikel: 'Integrating supportive and palliative care in the trajectory of cancer: Establishing goals and models of care.' 29/08/2014 Eduardo Bruera & David Hui

Abstract: Patients with advanced cancer frequently experience significant symptom burden and psychosocial distress. Palliative care has evolved as a discipline that addresses many of these concerns. Yet, palliative care referrals remain delayed as patients continue to focus on cancer treatments...

Artikel: 'Cancer consultation preparation package: Changing patients but not physicians is not enough.' 29/08/2014 Butow P., Devine R., Boyer M., Pendlebury S., Jackson M. & Tattersall M.H.N.

Abstract: This study evaluated a cancer consultation preparation package (CCPP) designed to facilitate patient involvement in the oncology consultation.

Patients and Methods: A total of 164 cancer patients (67...

Artikel: 'A systematic and conceptual review of posttraumatic stress in childhood cancer survivors and their parents.' 12/08/2014 Matt Bruce

Abstract: Recent years have witnessed a rapid acceleration in the recognition and documentation of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and posttraumatic stress symptomatology (PTSS) in childhood cancer survivors and their parents. However, applicability of PTSD both diagnostically and...

Artikel: 'Psychological, behavioral, and immune changes after a psychological intervention: A clinical trial' 12/08/2014 Andersen B. L., Farrar W. B., Golden-Kreutz D. M., Glaser R., Emery C. F., Crespin T. R., Shapiro C. L., & Carson W. E.

Abstract: This randomized clinical trial tests the hypothesis that a psychological intervention can reduce emotional distress, improve health behaviors and dose-intensity, and enhance immune responses.

Patients and Methods: We studied 227 women who were surgically treated for regional...

Artikel: 'Psychoeducational interventions with pediatric cancer patients: Part II. Effects of information and skills training on health-related outcomes.' 12/08/2014 Beale I. L., Bradlyn A. S., & Kato P. M.

Abstract: In Part I of this paper, we described a model that was used as a framework for reviewing studies of psychoeducational interventions intended to influence illnessand treatment-related behaviors and attitudes in pediatric cancer patients. In Part II, we distinguish between interventions...

Artikel: 'Predictors and correlates of burnout in residents working with cancer patients.' 12/08/2014 Bragard I., Etienne AM., Libert Y. & Merckaert I., Liénard A., Meunier J., Delvaux N., Hansez I.,Marchal S., Reynaert C., Slachmuylder JL., & Razavi D.

Abstract: There are few studies which have investigated variables associated with the development of burnout among residents working with cancer patients. The aim of this study is to identify variables leading to residents’ burnout in order to develop effective interventions. Burnout was...