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Malignant melanoma. Effects of an early structured psychiatric intervention, coping, and affective state on recurrence and survival 6 years later.
OBJECTIVES We evaluated recurrence and survival for 68 patients with malignant melanoma who participated in a 6-week structured psychiatric group intervention 5 to 6 years earlier, shortly afterExpand
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A structured psychiatric intervention for cancer patients. I. Changes over time in methods of coping and affective disturbance.
We evaluated the immediate and long-term effects on psychological distress and coping methods of a 6-week, structured, psychiatric group intervention for postsurgical patients with malignantExpand
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Critical review of psychosocial interventions in cancer care.
The need for a large variety of psychosocial interventions is enhanced as increasing numbers of patients with cancer have longer survival. This article reviews the four interventions used mostExpand
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A structured psychiatric intervention for cancer patients. II. Changes over time in immunological measures.
We evaluated the immediate and long-term effects on immune function measures of a 6-week structure psychiatric group intervention for patients with malignant melanoma. Along with a reduction inExpand
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A structured psychoeducational intervention for cancer patients.
This manual is an attempt to standardize a strutured short-term psychoeducational intervention for breast cancer patients. It is intended to be used as an integral part of a comprehensive treatmentExpand
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A psychoeducational nursing intervention to enhance coping and affective state in newly diagnosed malignant melanoma patients
  • N. Fawzy
  • Medicine
  • Cancer nursing
  • 1 December 1995
The primary purpose of this study was to determine if a psychoeducational nursing intervention including (a) health education, (b) stress management, and (c) the teaching of coping skills couldExpand
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Group therapy in the cancer setting.
The importance of psychiatric interventions designed to assist cancer patients in dealing with diagnosis and treatment has increased dramatically as survival rates have improved along with advancesExpand
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Malignant melanoma: effects of a brief, structured psychiatric intervention on survival and recurrence at 10-year follow-up.
BACKGROUND The influence of psychiatric intervention on cancer outcome remains a topic of considerable debate. We previously reported the survival benefits for 68 patients with malignant melanoma 5Expand
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Role of the physician in bereavement.
The purpose of this article is to set forth a clear and concise guide for physicians to use in their treatment of the bereaved. The physician's attitudes toward death and dying, as well as normal andExpand
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