A Literature Review of Suicide in Cancer Patients

@article{Anguiano2012ALR,
  title={A Literature Review of Suicide in Cancer Patients},
  author={Linda Anguiano and D. Mayer and M. Piven and D. Rosenstein},
  journal={Cancer Nursing},
  year={2012},
  volume={35},
  pages={E14–E26}
}
  • Linda Anguiano, D. Mayer, +1 author D. Rosenstein
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Cancer Nursing
  • Background:Cancer survivors have a higher suicide rate than the general population. Oncology nurses need to have knowledge and skills in assessing risk for suicide in this population. Objective:This study aimed to conduct a literature review on risk factors for and incidence of suicide in patients with cancer and to identify potential screening tools. Methods:PubMed, CINAHL, and PsycINFO databases were searched to identify research articles in peer-reviewed journals from 1999 to 2009. The… CONTINUE READING
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