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Titel Datum Auteur Beschrijving
Artikel: Dyadic effects of coping strategies on emotional state and quality of life in prostate cancer patients and their spouses 30/07/2014 Anaïs Lafaye, Sylvie Petit, Pierre Richaud, Nadine Houédé, Fanny Baguet and Florence Cousson-Gélie

Abstract: During cancer, coping strategies adopted by patients with prostate cancer and their spouses have an effect on their own emotional state and quality of life (QoL). However, the effects of coping strategies used by a member of a couple on the well-being of the other member are unknown....

Review: A systematic review of spousal couple-based intervention studies for couples coping with cancer: direction for the development of interventions 30/07/2014 Qiuping Li and Alice Yuen Loke

Abstract: With the research focus on family caregiving shifting from the individual to the dyadic level, it is suggested that the caregiver-patient dyad as a unit be the focus and direction of caregiving interventions for families coping with cancer. The objectives in conducting this review were...

Partners empowered: a couple-based intervention for newly diagnosed cancer 30/07/2014 Megan E. McMahon, Tina M. Gremore, David Cella and Tamara Goldman Sher
Artikel: How language affects peer responsiveness in an online cancer support group: implications for treatment design and facilitation 30/07/2014 Andrea C. Lewallen, Jason E. Owen, Erin O’Carroll Bantum and Annette L. Stanton

Abstract:Little is known about how positive group interactions develop in online support groups. Previous research suggests that message content, self-disclosure, and emotional expression may be central to this process. The purpose of this study was to identify linguistic and qualitative...

Artikel: Systematic screening for distress in oncology practice using the Distress Barometer: the impact on referrals to psychosocial care 30/07/2014 Sabien Bauwens, Catherine Baillon, Willem Distelmans and Peter Theuns

Abstract: This study evaluates how patterns of psychosocial referral of patients with elevated distress differ in a ‘systematic screening for distress’ condition versus a ‘usual practice’ condition in ambulatory oncology practice.

Methods: The psychosocial referral

Artikel: Objective and subjective socioeconomic status and health symptoms in patients following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation 30/07/2014 Jazmin L. Brown-Iannuzzi1*, B. Keith Payne, Christine Rini, Katherine N. DuHamel and William H. Redd

Abstract: Recent research indicates that subjective socioeconomic status (SES) – the perception of one’s own SES compared with other people – is an important predictor of cancer-related health out- comes. Subjective SES may function as a psychosocial mechanism by which objective SES affects...

BRECONDA: Development and acceptability of an interactive decisional support tool for women considering breast reconstruction† 30/07/2014 Kerry A. Sherman, Diana M. Harcourt, Thomas C. Lam, Laura-Kate Shaw and John Boyages
Artikel: Exploring the contribution of psychosocial factors to fatigue in patients with advanced incurable cancer 30/07/2014 Marlies E. W. J. Peters, Martine M. Goedendorp, Stans A. H. H. V. M. Verhagen, Winette T. A. van der Graaf and Gijs Bleijenberg

Abstract:Fatigue is the most frequently occurring and distressing symptom in patients with advanced cancer, caused by multiple factors. Neither a specific histological diagnosis of malignancy nor the type of anticancer treatment seem to be strongly related to fatigue, which support the idea that...

Artikel: Barriers to mental health service use and preferences for addressing emotional concerns among lung cancer patients 30/07/2014 Catherine E. Mosher, Joseph G. Winger, Nasser Hanna, Shadia I. Jalal, Achilles J. Fakiris, Lawrence H. Einhorn, Thomas J. Birdas, Kenneth A. Kesler and Victoria L. Champion

Abstract: This study examined barriers to mental health service use and preferences for addressing emotional concerns among lung cancer patients (N = 165) at two medical centers in the Midwestern United States.

Methods: Lung cancer patients completed an assessment of

Artikel: Facilitators and barriers to help-seeking for breast and cervical cancer symptoms: a qualitative study with an ethnically diverse sample in London 30/07/2014 Laura A. V. Marlow, Lesley M. McGregor, James Y. Nazroo and Jane Wardle

Abstract: Earlier diagnosis of cancer has become a policy priority. There is evidence that minority ethnic groups are more likely to delay help-seeking for cancer symptoms, but few studies have explored reasons for delay in these groups. The present study explored facilitators and barriers to...