Emotional isolation: prevalence and the effect on well-being among 50-80-year-old prostate cancer patients.


OBJECTIVE To investigate to what extent prostate cancer patients confide their emotional concerns, and whether having no one to confide in affects well-being. MATERIAL AND METHODS A population-based study using epidemiological methods. A questionnaire was mailed to all 431 living prostate cancer patients aged 50-80 at the time of selection, diagnosed 1.5… (More)


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