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The delirium experience: delirium recall and delirium-related distress in hospitalized patients with cancer, their spouses/caregivers, and their nurses.
We conducted a systematic examination of the experience of delirium in a sample of 154 hospitalized patients with cancer. Patients all met DSM-IV criteria for delirium and were rated with theExpand
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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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Psychotherapeutic Interventions at the End of Life: A Focus on Meaning and Spirituality
Medical and psychological discourse on end-of-life care has steadily shifted over the years from focusing primarily on symptom control and pain management to incorporating more person-centredExpand
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The Memorial Anxiety Scale for Prostate Cancer
The psychological difficulties facing men with prostate cancer are acknowledged widely, yet identifying men who may benefit from mental health treatment has proven to be a challenging task. TheExpand
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An open trial of olanzapine for the treatment of delirium in hospitalized cancer patients.
We conducted an open, prospective trial of olanzapine for the treatment of delirium in a sample of 79 hospitalized cancer patients. Patients all met DSM-IV criteria for a diagnosis of delirium andExpand
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Hopelessness and terminal illness: The construct of hopelessness in patients with advanced AIDS
Objective: Understanding the construct of hopelessness in the context of a life-threatening or terminal illness is a complex and challenging undertaking. The objective of this study was to examineExpand
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Desire for hastened death among patients with advanced AIDS.
The recent debate over legalization of physician-assisted suicide has fueled interest in understanding factors that lead medically ill patients to seek a hastened death. The authors investigated theExpand
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The delirium subtypes: A review of prevalence, phenomenology, pathophysiology, and treatment response
Delirium is a highly prevalent disease in the elderly and postoperative, cancer, and AIDS patients. However it is often misdiagnosed and mistreated. This may be partly due to the inconsistencies ofExpand
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Impact of treatment for depression on desire for hastened death in patients with advanced AIDS.
BACKGROUND Despite the development of multi-drug regimens for HIV, palliative care and quality-of-life issues in patients with advanced AIDS remain important areas of clinical investigation. Expand
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