Efficacy of progressive muscle relaxation training and guided imagery in reducing chemotherapy side effects in patients with breast cancer and in improving their quality of life

@article{Yoo2005EfficacyOP,
  title={Efficacy of progressive muscle relaxation training and guided imagery in reducing chemotherapy side effects in patients with breast cancer and in improving their quality of life},
  author={Hee Jung Yoo and Sei Hyun Ahn and Sung Bin Kim and Woo Kun Kim and Oh Su Han},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2005},
  volume={13},
  pages={826-833}
}
This study was designed to assess the effectiveness of progressive muscle relaxation training (PMRT) and guided imagery (GI) in reducing the anticipatory nausea and vomiting (ANV) and postchemotherapy nausea and vomiting (PNV) of patients with breast cancer and to measure their effects on the patients’ quality of life (QoL). Thirty chemotherapy-naive patients with breast cancer were randomized to the PMRT and GI group and 30 to the control group. Before each of six cycles of adjuvant… CONTINUE READING
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