Search Results

You are looking at 1 - 10 of 136 items for :

  • "Psychological distress" x
  • Refine by Access: All x
Clear All
Full access

Impact of Psychological Distress on Treatment Timeliness in Oncology Patients at a Safety-Net Hospital

Sheshadri Madhusudhana, Michelle Gates, Daulath Singh, Punita Grover, Mahathi Indaram, and An-Lin Cheng

variables have not been well examined as potential correlates of the treatment initiation interval. Up-to-date guidelines for the management of psychological distress in oncology have been available from NCCN since 1999. 18 Evidence indicates that

Full access

Ability to Predict New-Onset Psychological Distress Using Routinely Collected Health Data: A Population-Based Cohort Study of Women Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

Ania Syrowatka, James A. Hanley, Daniala L. Weir, William G. Dixon, Ari N. Meguerditchian, and Robyn Tamblyn

Psychological distress has been recognized as an important sequela of cancer diagnosis and treatment. 1 It can have negative implications beyond affecting patients' quality of life; most importantly, psychological distress has been shown to

Full access

Screening and Stepped Care Targeting Psychological Distress in Patients With Metastatic Colorectal Cancer: The TES Cluster Randomized Trial

Claudia S.E.W. Schuurhuizen, Annemarie M.J. Braamse, Aartjan T.F. Beekman, Pim Cuijpers, Mecheline H.M. van der Linden, Adriaan W. Hoogendoorn, Hans Berkhof, Dirkje W. Sommeijer, Vera Lustig, Suzan Vrijaldenhoven, Haiko J. Bloemendal, Cees J. van Groeningen, Annette A. van Zweeden, Maurice J.D.L. van der Vorst, Ron Rietbroek, Cathrien S. Tromp-van Driel, Machteld N.W. Wymenga, Peter W. van der Linden, Aart Beeker, Marco B. Polee, Erdogan Batman, Maartje Los, Aart van Bochove, Jan A.C. Brakenhoff, Inge R.H.M. Konings, Henk M.W. Verheul, and Joost Dekker

Background Cancer diagnosis and treatment are often associated with elevated levels of psychological distress, 1 , 2 which may cause poorer quality of life (QoL), reduced adherence to treatment, and potentially a poorer prognosis. 3 – 5 Routine

Full access

Relationship Between Perceptions of Treatment Goals and Psychological Distress in Patients With Advanced Cancer

Areej El-Jawahri, Deborah Forst, Alyssa Fenech, Keri O. Brenner, Amanda L. Jankowski, Lauren Waldman, Isabella Sereno, Ryan Nipp, Joseph A. Greer, Lara Traeger, Vicki Jackson, and Jennifer Temel

oncologist’s goal and the association between these views and patient-reported psychological distress and QoL. The objective of this study was to describe patients’ perceptions of their own treatment goal and their oncologist’s goal. We also sought to examine

Full access

Implementation of NCCN Distress Management Guidelines by Member Institutions

Paul B. Jacobsen and Sean Ransom

in cancer patients: the NCCN rapid-screening measure . Psychooncology 2004 ; 13 : 792 – 799 . 2. Jacobsen PB Donovan KA Trask PC . Screening for psychologic distress in ambulatory cancer patients . Cancer 2005 ; 103 : 1494 – 1502

Full access

Associations Between Surrogates’ Decisional Regret Trajectories and Bereavement Outcomes

Fur-Hsing Wen, Chia-Hsun Hsieh, Wen-Chi Shen, Ming-Mo Hou, Po-Jung Su, Wen-Chi Chou, Jen-Shi Chen, Wen-Cheng Chang, and Siew Tzuh Tang

Bereaved Family Caregivers’ Psychological Distress and QoL Over First 2 Bereavement Years Associations of Distinct Decisional-Regret Trajectories With Bereavement Outcomes Family surrogates’ membership in the 4 decisional-regret trajectories was

Full access

Short Screening Tools for Cancer-Related Distress: A Review and Diagnostic Validity Meta-Analysis

Alex J. Mitchell

perceived distress. Recently, several other methods of measuring distress have been proposed. The Psychological Distress Inventory (PDI) is a 13-item scale first proposed to measure distress in patients with breast cancer. It was tested against a

Full access

Addressing Distress in Patients With Head and Neck Cancers: A Mental Health Quality Improvement Project

Natalie Riblet, Karen Skalla, Auden McClure, Karen Homa, Alison Luciano, and Thomas H. Davis

Symptoms of psychological distress, such as depression and anxiety, are common with any cancer but are particularly prevalent with head and neck cancers (HNCs), affecting as many as 35% of patients. 1 , 2 Several factors likely contribute to risk

Full access

Survivorship: Pain Version 1.2014

Crystal S. Denlinger, Jennifer A. Ligibel, Madhuri Are, K. Scott Baker, Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, Debra L. Friedman, Mindy Goldman, Lee Jones, Allison King, Grace H. Ku, Elizabeth Kvale, Terry S. Langbaum, Kristin Leonardi-Warren, Mary S. McCabe, Michelle Melisko, Jose G. Montoya, Kathi Mooney, Mary Ann Morgan, Javid J. Moslehi, Tracey O’Connor, Linda Overholser, Electra D. Paskett, Muhammad Raza, Karen L. Syrjala, Susan G. Urba, Mark T. Wakabayashi, Phyllis Zee, Nicole McMillian, and Deborah Freedman-Cass

More than one-third of posttreatment cancer survivors experience chronic pain, which often leads to psychological distress; decreased activity, motivation, and personal interactions; and an overall poor quality of life. 1 - 5 Pain in survivors is often

Full access

HSR20-087: Prevalence and Correlates of Psychological Distress in Patients Enrolling on Phase I Clinical Trials Using the NCCN Distress Thermometer and Problem List

Alexandra Hunt, Elizabeth Handorf, Vipin Khare, Matthew Blau, Yana Chertock, Carolyn Fang, Michael J. Hall, and Rishi Jain