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A smartphone application to support recovery from alcoholism: a randomized clinical trial.
IMPORTANCE Patients leaving residential treatment for alcohol use disorders are not typically offered evidence-based continuing care, although research suggests that continuing care is associatedExpand
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Effect of computer support on younger women with breast cancer
AbstractOBJECTIVE: Assess impact of a computer-based patient support system on quality of life in younger women with breast cancer, with particular emphasis on assisting the underserved. DESIGN:Expand
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Use and Impact of eHealth System by Low-income Women With Breast Cancer
ABSTRACT This article is the second of a two-part series reporting on a population-based study intended to use an eHealth system to examine the feasibility of reaching underserved women with breastExpand
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Experiences of women with breast cancer: exchanging social support over the CHESS computer network.
Using an existential-phenomenological approach, this paper describes how women with breast cancer experience the giving and receiving of social support in a computer-mediated context. Women viewedExpand
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CHESS improves cancer caregivers' burden and mood: results of an eHealth RCT.
OBJECTIVE Informal caregivers (family and friends) of people with cancer are often unprepared for their caregiving role, leading to increased burden or distress. Comprehensive Health EnhancementExpand
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Impact of surgery and chemotherapy on the quality of life of younger women with breast carcinoma
Studies that prospectively and simultaneously evaluate, within the first year of diagnosis, the impact of surgery and chemotherapy on quality of life (QOL) of younger women (60 years or younger) withExpand
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Internet-Based Interactive Support for Cancer Patients: Are Integrated Systems Better?
To compare the benefits of the Internet generally versus a focused system of services, 257 breast cancer patients were randomly assigned to a control group, access to the Internet with links toExpand
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Social and Psychological Determinants of Levels of Engagement With an Online Breast Cancer Support Group: Posters, Lurkers, and Nonusers
Despite the benefits and growing availability of online cancer support groups, many breast cancer patients still do not actively participate in them. To better understand cancer patients' onlineExpand
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Development and Pilot Evaluation of a Computer-Based Support System for Women with Breast Cancer
A computer-based support system was developed to help women cope with the crisis of breast cancer. The system, called Comprehensive Health Enhancement Support System (CHESS)contains integratedExpand
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Creating a Bond Between Caregivers Online: Effect on Caregivers’ Coping Strategies
Numerous studies have investigated the effect of Interactive Cancer Communication Systems (ICCSs) on system users' improvements in psychosocial status. Research in this area, however, has focusedExpand
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