Coping and survival in patients with leukemia undergoing allogeneic bone marrow transplantation--long-term follow-up of a prospective study.

@article{Grulke2005CopingAS,
  title={Coping and survival in patients with leukemia undergoing allogeneic bone marrow transplantation--long-term follow-up of a prospective study.},
  author={Norbert Grulke and Harald Bailer and Bernd Hertenstein and Horst K{\"a}chele and Renate Arnold and Volker Tschuschke and Hermann Heimpel},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic research},
  year={2005},
  volume={59 5},
  pages={337-46}
}
OBJECTIVE The exploratory study examined the relationship between coping and survival in patients undergoing bone marrow transplantation (BMT). METHODS Patients scheduled for BMT were recruited from 1990 until 1995 at the University Hospital of Ulm, Germany. They were interviewed before transplantation, and the corresponding records were checked in December 2002. Seventy-two audiotaped interviews could be analyzed for 34 coping strategies as defined in the Ulm Coping Manual (UCM). Main… CONTINUE READING