Jacques L Bolle

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BACKGROUND Whereas it is established that organic pain may induce depression, it is unclear whether pain is more common in healthy subjects with depression. We assessed the prevalence of pain in premenopausal women with major depression (MDD). Subjects were 21- to 45-year-old premenopausal women with MDD (N = 70; age: 35.4 +/- 6.6; mean +/- SD) and healthy(More)
To prospectively compare outcomes and processes of hospital-based early palliative care with standard care in surgical oncology patients (N = 152). A randomized, mixed methods, longitudinal study evaluated the effectiveness of a hospital-based Pain and Palliative Care Service (PPCS). Interviews were conducted presurgically and at follow-up visits up to 1(More)
Spiritual well-being (Sp-WB) is a resource that supports adaptation and resilience, strengthening quality of life (QOL) in patients with cancer or other chronic illnesses. However, the relationship between Sp-WB and QOL in patients with chronic graft-versus-host disease (cGVHD) remains unexamined. Fifty-two participants completed the Functional Assessment(More)
Just as health is more than absence of illness, so too is palliative care much more than the absence of disturbing symptoms. The two quotes above demonstrate Pain and Palliative Care team’s philosophy that supports our patients’ search for normalcy, comfort, and balance as patients pursue novel experimental treatments for advanced disease. In this paper we(More)
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