Philip Prescott

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OBJECTIVES To systematically review the literature pertaining to the prevalence of depression and anxiety in patients with prostate cancer as a function of treatment stage. DESIGN Systematic review and meta-analysis. PARTICIPANTS 4494 patients with prostate cancer from primary research investigations. PRIMARY OUTCOME MEASURE The prevalence of clinical(More)
OBJECTIVES To identify psychological covariates of longitudinal changes in back-related disability in patients undergoing acupuncture. MATERIALS AND METHODS A longitudinal postal questionnaire study was conducted with data collection at baseline (pretreatment), 2 weeks, 3, and 6 months later. A total of 485 patients were recruited from 83 acupuncturists(More)
OBJECTIVE To quantitatively determine the prevalence of anxiety and depression in men on active surveillance (AS). DESIGN Cross-sectional questionnaire survey. SETTING Secondary care prostate cancer (PCa) clinics across South, Central and Western England. PARTICIPANTS 313 men from a total sample of 426 with a histological diagnosis of PCa currently(More)
The impact of living with metastatic breast cancer (MBC) is considerable and psychosocial support can be beneficial. Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) can help self-management of anxiety, depression, quality of life (QoL), and fatigue and has been evaluated in early-stage breast cancer but not MBC. This study investigated the acceptability and(More)
OBJECTIVES To explore feasibility of a randomised study using standardised or individualised multiherb Chinese herbal medicine (CHM) for oligomenorrhoea and amenorrhoea in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), to pilot study methods and to obtain clinical data to support sample size calculations. DESIGN Prospective, pragmatic, randomised(More)