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Assessment of Anxiety and Depression in Advanced Cancer Patients and their Relationship with Quality of Life
The growing interest in the mental health and quality of life of cancer patients, has been the major reason for conducting this study. The aims were to compare advanced cancer patients’ responses toExpand
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Personal growth and psychological distress in advanced breast cancer.
AIMS The experience of posttraumatic growth following breast cancer, its association with psychological distress and the predictive value of psychological distress, sociodemographic and clinicalExpand
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Sleep quality in advanced cancer patients.
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to evaluate the sleep quality of advanced cancer patients and its relationship with pain, depression, and hopelessness. METHODS The participants were 102Expand
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Psychometric properties of the Impact of Event Scale in Greek cancer patients.
To develop the Greek version of the Impact of Event Scale-Revised (IES-R-Gr), assess its psychometric properties, and finally to examine the impact of cancer diagnosis to a palliative care patientExpand
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Greek Brief Pain Inventory: Validation and Utility in Cancer Pain
Objective: The Brief Pain Inventory (BPI) is a pain assessment tool. It has been translated into and validated in several languages. The purpose of this study was the translation into and validationExpand
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The relationship of subjective sleep quality, pain, and quality of life in advanced cancer patients.
STUDY OBJECTIVES Cancer patients have been reported to complain about poor quality of sleep. This study evaluated the quality of sleep in this group, utilizing demographic data and clinical featuresExpand
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The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale in Greek cancer patients: psychometric analyses and applicability
Goals of workThe aim of the present study was to validate the Greek version of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HAD) in a palliative care unit.Patients and methodsThe scale was translatedExpand
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How is sleep quality affected by the psychological and symptom distress of advanced cancer patients?
The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between sleep quality, pain, psychological distress, cognitive status and post-traumatic experience in advanced cancer patients. Participants wereExpand
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Life before death: identifying preparatory grief through the development of a new measurement in advanced cancer patients (PGAC)
Goals of workThis paper describes the development of a self-rating scale to measure preparatory grief in advanced cancer patients.Patients and methodsThe Preparatory Grief in Advanced Cancer patientsExpand
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Greek McGill Pain Questionnaire: validation and utility in cancer patients.
In 1968, Melzack and Casey suggested that there are three major psychological dimensions of pain: sensory, affect, evaluative. These categories interact with one another to provide quantitative andExpand
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