Anxiety, depression and quality of life in colorectal cancer patients

  title={Anxiety, depression and quality of life in colorectal cancer patients},
  author={Akira Tsunoda and Kentaro Nakao and Kenshi Hiratsuka and Naokuni Yasuda and Miki Shibusawa and Mitsuo Kusano},
  journal={International Journal of Clinical Oncology},
Few studies have examined psychological distress and its relationship with quality of life (QL) dimensions in colorectal cancer patients. One hundred and twenty-eight outpatients were given psychological tests for anxiety and depression (Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale; HADS) and QL The European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality-of-Life Questionnaire C30 (EORTC QLQ-C30) on the same occasion. The association between the patients' emotional function (EF) scoring on… CONTINUE READING
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