CHESS improves cancer caregivers' burden and mood: results of an eHealth RCT.

@article{DuBenske2014CHESSIC,
  title={CHESS improves cancer caregivers' burden and mood: results of an eHealth RCT.},
  author={Lori L. DuBenske and D. Gustafson and K. Namkoong and R. Hawkins and A. Atwood and R. Brown and M. Chih and F. McTavish and C. Carmack and M. Buss and R. Govindan and J. Cleary},
  journal={Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association},
  year={2014},
  volume={33 10},
  pages={
          1261-72
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Informal caregivers (family and friends) of people with cancer are often unprepared for their caregiving role, leading to increased burden or distress. Comprehensive Health Enhancement Support System (CHESS) is a Web-based lung cancer information, communication, and coaching system for caregivers. This randomized trial reports the impact on caregiver burden, disruptiveness, and mood of providing caregivers access to CHESS versus the Internet with a list of recommended lung cancer… Expand
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Interventional Clinical Trial
The purpose of this study is to find out if patients with lung cancer and their main informal caregiver (person providing physical, emotional, or financial support) are helped by… Expand
ConditionsNon-Small Cell Lung Cancer
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