Education and psychological support meet the supportive care needs of Taiwanese women three months after surgery for newly diagnosed breast cancer: a non-randomised quasi-experimental study.

@article{Liao2014EducationAP,
  title={Education and psychological support meet the supportive care needs of Taiwanese women three months after surgery for newly diagnosed breast cancer: a non-randomised quasi-experimental study.},
  author={Mei-Nan Liao and Shin Cheh Chen and Yung-Chang Lin and Miin Fu Chen and Chao-Hui Wang and S. Jane},
  journal={International journal of nursing studies},
  year={2014},
  volume={51 3},
  pages={390-9}
}
BACKGROUND Few studies have comprehensively examined the effectiveness of information and psychosocial support on all dimensions of cancer patients' supportive care needs. OBJECTIVES To investigate the effects of education and psychological support on anxiety, symptom distress, social support, and unmet supportive care needs of Taiwanese women newly diagnosed with breast cancer over 3 months after surgery. DESIGN Two-group, non-randomised quasi-experimental design. SETTING The general… CONTINUE READING
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