Evaluation research on the effectiveness of social work intervention on dialysis patients: the first three months.

  • Joan Beder
  • Published 1999 in Social work in health care


The research reported in this article examined the effectiveness of a dedicated, timed, recurring Master's level social work intervention with patients new to dialysis. Study participants were evaluated for depression and levels of adjustment when first beginning dialysis and three months later. A control group received standard, mandated social work… (More)