A comparative assessment of psychological and psychosocial characteristics of cancer patients and their caregivers.

@article{Ferrario2003ACA,
  title={A comparative assessment of psychological and psychosocial characteristics of cancer patients and their caregivers.},
  author={Silvia Rossi Ferrario and Anna Maria Zotti and Giovanna Massara and G Nuvolone},
  journal={Psycho-oncology},
  year={2003},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={1-7}
}
We recruited 50 cancer patients and their caregivers with the aim of extending our knowledge of emotional, personality and psychosocial variables, and comparing their reciprocal experience of the disease. The patients and caregivers were administered four of the questionnaires included in the Cognitive Behavioral Assessment 2.0, the Family Strain Questionnaire and the Satisfaction with Life Scale. The patients were characterised by significantly greater emotional disturbances than their… CONTINUE READING

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