Franck Zenasni

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Cancer patients are offered more and more access to beauty care during their stay in the hospital. This kind of intervention has not been evaluated yet. Primary objective of our research was to determine what type of evaluation strategy to be implemented (as a supportive care with quality of life and/or medical benefits; as a service providing immediate(More)
PURPOSE This study was designed to compare the impact of a permanent colostomy and sociodemographic characteristics on the quality of life of patients operated on for low rectal cancer. METHODS A cross-sectional study was performed by use of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer QLQ-C30 and CR-38 questionnaires. Patients came to(More)
BACKGROUND The present study aimed at analyzing whether training in emotional competences (EC) would increase the level of perceived EC among unemployed adults, whether the unemployment duration would moderate the effects of the training and whether the changes in EC would predict changes in the levels of perceived stress, somatic complaints, mental health,(More)
Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) after complete surgical resection is currently accepted as a therapeutic option for peritoneal carcinomatosis. However, considerable morbidity is reported after HIPEC. We aimed to evaluate the impact of HIPEC on the quality of life (QoL) of survivors without recurrences of disease according to(More)
Article history: Received 19 November 2014 Available online 19 February 2015 The purpose of the present study is to explore the effects of a structured intervention in emotional competences (EC) on employability prospects of unemployed adults. More precisely, the objective is to analyse whether enhancing EC (such as identifying and expressing emotions,(More)
The present paper outlines an action theory of creativity and substantiates this approach by investigating creative expression in five different domains. We propose an action framework for the analysis of creative acts built on the assumption that creativity is a relational, inter-subjective phenomenon. This framework, drawing extensively from the work of(More)
OBJECTIVE Clinical empathy, i.e. the ability of physicians to adopt patient perspective, is an essential component of care, which depends in part on empathic concern, i.e. compassionate emotions felt for others. However, too much empathic concern can be challenging for physicians. Aim of this study was to examine physician practice characteristics that(More)
BACKGROUND General practice is stressful and burnout is common among family physicians. A growing body of evidence suggests that the way physicians relate to their patients could be linked to burnout. The goal of this study was to examine how patterns of empathy explained physicians' burnout. METHODS We surveyed 294 French general practitioners (response(More)
Some studies have shown that burnout may have a negative impact on clinical empathy during internship. However, clinical empathy may also be a protective factor, preventing residents from experiencing burnout. Although several quantitative studies have been conducted to examine these relationships between burnout and empathy, no qualitative studies have(More)