Depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder and health-related quality of life and its association with social support in ambulatory prostate cancer patients.

@article{Mehnert2010DepressionAP,
  title={Depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder and health-related quality of life and its association with social support in ambulatory prostate cancer patients.},
  author={Anja Mehnert and Claudia Lehmann and Markus Graefen and Hartwig Huland and Uwe Koch},
  journal={European journal of cancer care},
  year={2010},
  volume={19 6},
  pages={736-45}
}
The aim of this study is to identify anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder in prostate cancer patients and to investigate the association with social support and health-related quality of life. A total of 511 men who had undergone prostatectomy were surveyed during ambulatory follow-up care for an average of 27 months after surgery using standardised self-report measures (e.g. Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Checklist--Civilian Version… CONTINUE READING
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