Effect of different forms of information produced for cancer patients on their use of the information, social support, and anxiety: randomised trial.

@article{Jones2006EffectOD,
  title={Effect of different forms of information produced for cancer patients on their use of the information, social support, and anxiety: randomised trial.},
  author={Ray B. Jones and Janne Pearson and Alison Cawsey and Diana Bental and Angeline M. Barrett and Judy E. White and Craig Anthony White and W. Harper Gilmour},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2006},
  volume={332 7547},
  pages={
          942-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To explore the hypothesis that different methods of selecting and printing information for cancer patients could improve emotional support by affecting interaction with others, and so lead to improved psychological wellbeing. DESIGN Randomised trial with eight groups (three factors, 2x2x2). Data collected at recruitment and three month follow-up. PARTICIPANTS 400 patients starting radiotherapy, of whom 325 with breast or prostate cancer and complete anxiety and depression data… CONTINUE READING

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