Androgen deprivation therapy's impact on the mood of prostate cancer patients as perceived by patients and the partners of patients.

@article{Dam2016AndrogenDT,
  title={Androgen deprivation therapy's impact on the mood of prostate cancer patients as perceived by patients and the partners of patients.},
  author={Dexter Van Dam and Richard Joel Wassersug and Lisa Dawn Hamilton},
  journal={Psycho-oncology},
  year={2016},
  volume={25 7},
  pages={848-56}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the relationship between of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) and the mood of prostate cancer (PCa) patients and partners of PCa patients. METHODS PCa patients (n = 295) and partners of patients (n = 84) completed an online survey assessing the patients' current mood and mood prior to treatment, relationship adjustment, and sexual function. We compared men on ADT to men who received non-hormonal treatments for their PCa. RESULTS Patients currently treated with ADT (n… CONTINUE READING

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