An evaluation of a psychosocial intervention for survivors of childhood cancer: paradoxical effects of response shift over time.

@article{Schwartz1999AnEO,
  title={An evaluation of a psychosocial intervention for survivors of childhood cancer: paradoxical effects of response shift over time.},
  author={Carolyn Emily Schwartz and Roberta Feinberg and Evguenia Jilinskaia and J C Applegate},
  journal={Psycho-oncology},
  year={1999},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={344-54}
}
This study examined the impact of response shift on a psychosocial treatment evaluation of 22 young adult cancer survivors. An age-matched cohort of 54 healthy controls were included in the study to provide a comparison for normative levels and structure of quality-of-life (QOL). It was found that this evaluation of a psychosocial intervention for young adult cancer survivors was notably influenced by response shift phenomenon. Standard analyses suggested that the intervention had no impact on… CONTINUE READING

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