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The Memorial Delirium Assessment Scale.
We conducted two studies with medically hospitalized cancer and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) patients to assess the reliability and validity of a new measure of delirium severity, theExpand
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Depression, hopelessness, and desire for hastened death in terminally ill patients with cancer.
CONTEXT Understanding why some terminally ill patients desire a hastened death has become an important issue in palliative care and the debate regarding legalization of assisted suicide. OBJECTIVESExpand
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Effect of spiritual well-being on end-of-life despair in terminally-ill cancer patients
BACKGROUND The importance of spirituality in coping with a terminal illness is becoming increasingly recognised. We aimed to assess the relation between spiritual well-being, depression, andExpand
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Meaning‐centered group psychotherapy for patients with advanced cancer: a pilot randomized controlled trial
Objectives: An increasingly important concern for clinicians who care for patients at the end of life is their spiritual well‐being and sense of meaning and purpose in life. In response to the needExpand
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Violence Risk Factors in Stalking and Obsessional Harassment
The fear of violence is among the most common and debilitating concerns faced by stalking victims. This review summarizes the extant literature on stalking-related violence, highlighting risk factorsExpand
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Symptom prevalence, characteristics, and distress in AIDS outpatients.
Symptom distress is an important but poorly characterized aspect of quality of life in AIDS patients. To assess and characterize the symptoms and symptom distress associated with AIDS, 504 ambulatoryExpand
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Is it Stalking?
Perceptions of stalking behavior vary tremendously, yet the factors that influence these perceptions are largely unknown. This article reports on two studies that analyzed individual and situationalExpand
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Pain in ambulatory AIDS patients. I: Pain characteristics and medical correlates
&NA; The characteristics and impact of pain were evaluated in a prospective cross‐sectional survey of 438 ambulatory AIDS patients recruited from health care facilities in New York City. More thanExpand
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Oncologists' recognition of depression in their patients with cancer.
PURPOSE This study was performed as part of a large depression screening project in cancer patients to determine the degree of physician recognition of levels of depressive symptoms in cancerExpand
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Pilot randomized controlled trial of individual meaning-centered psychotherapy for patients with advanced cancer.
PURPOSE Spiritual well-being and sense of meaning are important concerns for clinicians who care for patients with cancer. We developed Individual Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy (IMCP) to address theExpand
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