Living with prostate cancer: patients' and spouses' psychosocial status and quality of life.

@article{Northouse2007LivingWP,
  title={Living with prostate cancer: patients' and spouses' psychosocial status and quality of life.},
  author={Laurel L Northouse and Darlene W. Mood and James E. Montie and Howard Mark Sandler and Jeffrey D. Forman and Maha Hussain and Kenneth J. Pienta and David Cameron-5 Smith and Martin George Sanda and Trace Kershaw},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2007},
  volume={25 27},
  pages={4171-7}
}
PURPOSE Despite the high prevalence of prostate cancer, little information is available on the quality of life of men and their spouses during the phases of illness. This study assessed patients' and spouses' quality of life, appraisal of illness, resources, symptoms, and risk for distress across three phases of prostate cancer: newly diagnosed, biochemical recurrence, and advanced. PATIENTS AND METHODS The sample consisted of 263 patient/spouse dyads. A stress-appraisal conceptual model… CONTINUE READING

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