Distress reduction and the effects of preparatory teaching films and patient control.

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Fifty patients undergoing nasogastric intubation for gastric analysis participated in an experiment comparing the distress-reducing effects of four different types of information about an unpleasant procedure. Filmstrips depicted the procedure only; the procedure with common distressful sensations; the procedure with coping behaviors; and the procedure with… (More)

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