Alleviating Emotional Distress in Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivors: An Open Trial of Metacognitive Therapy.

@article{Fisher2015AlleviatingED,
  title={Alleviating Emotional Distress in Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivors: An Open Trial of Metacognitive Therapy.},
  author={Peter L Fisher and Kirsten McNicol and Bridget Young and Ed Smith and Peter Salmon},
  journal={Journal of adolescent and young adult oncology},
  year={2015},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={64-9}
}
PURPOSE Metacognitive therapy (MCT) is an effective psychological treatment for a range of emotional disorders. However, the applicability of MCT to treating emotional distress in physical health populations has yet to be tested. The present study examined the potential of MCT for alleviating emotional distress in adolescent and young adult cancer (AYAC) survivors. METHODS Twelve AYAC survivors, aged 18-23, who had completed acute medical treatment participated in this pilot open trial with 6… CONTINUE READING
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