Desire for hastened death, cancer pain and depression: report of a longitudinal observational study.

@article{OMahony2005DesireFH,
  title={Desire for hastened death, cancer pain and depression: report of a longitudinal observational study.},
  author={Sean O'Mahony and Joseph Goulet and A. Borris Kornblith and Geraldine A Abbatiello and Bernadette Clarke and Sarah Kless-Siegel and William Breitbart and Richard Payne},
  journal={Journal of pain and symptom management},
  year={2005},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={446-57}
}
Desire for hastened death (DHD) is reported in the literature as being common in patients with cancer pain. However, there is currently little evidence to suggest that improvement in pain results in improvement in DHD. Our objectives were to assess 1) the impact of improvements in cancer pain severity and pain's interference with daily functioning and depression on DHD, and 2) the role of factors such as social and spiritual well-being, educational level, and patient age in moderating the… CONTINUE READING

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