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Meaning‐centered group psychotherapy for patients with advanced cancer: a pilot randomized controlled trial
Objectives: An increasingly important concern for clinicians who care for patients at the end of life is their spiritual well‐being and sense of meaning and purpose in life. In response to the needExpand
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Pilot randomized controlled trial of individual meaning-centered psychotherapy for patients with advanced cancer.
PURPOSE Spiritual well-being and sense of meaning are important concerns for clinicians who care for patients with cancer. We developed Individual Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy (IMCP) to address theExpand
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D-Cycloserine Augmentation of Exposure Therapy for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial
Viewing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a disorder of emotional learning, this study used a cognitive enhancer synergistically with virtual reality exposure (VRE) therapy for the treatmentExpand
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Evidence‐based treatments for PTSD, new directions, and special challenges
This paper provides a current review of existing evidence‐based treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), with a description of psychopharmacologic options, prolonged exposure therapy,Expand
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The longitudinal course of PTSD among disaster workers deployed to the World Trade Center following the attacks of September 11th.
This study examined the long-term mental health outcomes of 2,960 nonrescue disaster workers deployed to the World Trade Center site in New York City following the September 11, 2001 (9/11) terroristExpand
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Assessing hopelessness in terminally ill cancer patients: development of the Hopelessness Assessment in Illness Questionnaire.
Hopelessness has become an increasingly important construct in palliative care research, yet concerns exist regarding the utility of existing measures when applied to patients with a terminalExpand
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Conceptualizing prognostic awareness in advanced cancer: A systematic review
This systematic review synthesizes the complex literature on prognostic awareness in cancer. A total of 37 studies examining cancer patients’ understanding of their prognosis were included.Expand
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Evidence-based treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder.
The term translational research is typically used to refer both to "bench to bedside" research, in which preclinical research findings inform the development of novel therapeutics, and to theExpand
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Measuring Depression at the End of Life
Depression at the end of life is a common mental health issue with serious implications for quality of life and decision making. This study investigated the reliability and validity of one of theExpand
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Does desire for hastened death change in terminally ill cancer patients?
Understanding why some terminally ill patients may seek a hastened death (a construct referred to as "desire for hastened death" or DHD) is critical to understanding how to optimize quality of lifeExpand
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