Leon Philip Sautier

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CONTEXT The Patient Dignity Inventory (PDI) is a valid and reliable instrument designed to measure different sources of dignity-related distress in cancer patients receiving palliative care. OBJECTIVES We investigated item characteristics, factor structure, reliability, and concurrent validity of the German version of the PDI (PDI-G) among patients with(More)
BACKGROUND Only a minority of people suffering from depression receive adequate treatment. Psychological Online Interventions (POIs) could help bridge existing treatment gaps and augment the effectiveness of current treatments. Apart from effectiveness, user acceptance of POIs must be achieved if such interventions are to be broadly implemented in existing(More)
OBJECTIVE Our purpose was the psychometric evaluation of the German version of the Utrecht Work Engagement Scale-9 (UWES-9), a self-assessment tool measuring work-related resources consisting of 9 items. METHODS Based on a sample of 179 patients with hematological malignancies in in-patient and rehabilitative oncological settings, we tested the(More)
PURPOSE AND METHODS We investigated the relationship between fear of cancer recurrence (FCR), anxiety, supportive care needs, and utilization of health-care services in a mixed sample of 335 cancer patients. We used validated questionnaires including the Fear of Progression Questionnaire-Short Form (FoP-Q-SF), the General Anxiety Disorder Scale (GAD-7) and(More)
BACKGROUND The PHQ-4 is a widely used open access screening instrument for depression and anxiety in different health care and community settings; however, empirical evidence of its psychometric quality in Colombia is lacking. The objectives of the current study were to generate normative data and to further investigate the construct validity and factorial(More)
BACKGROUND The Beck Hopelessness Scale (BHS) is a self-report instrument for the quantification of hopelessness in nonpsychiatric, as well as psychiatric patients. Hopelessness is a key psychological variable in suicide prediction. Until now the psychometric properties of the instrument have not been studied in a representative sample of the general(More)
Psychological Symptom Burden in Children and Adolescents After Leukemia or Lymphoma Diseases. A cancer diagnosis represents a major challenge for children and young people at an early stage in life. Objective of the present study is the investigation of mental health and psychosocial burden in children and young adolescents two or more years after the(More)
A better understanding of the role of psychosocial resources and factors associated with participating in patient support groups appears to be important for the development and implementation of cancer survivorship care plans. We therefore investigated the frequency of participation in and satisfaction with patient support groups after completion of a(More)
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