Mind and cancer: does psychosocial intervention improve survival and psychological well-being?

@article{Ross2002MindAC,
  title={Mind and cancer: does psychosocial intervention improve survival and psychological well-being?},
  author={Lone Ross and Ellen Helle Boesen and Susanne Oksbjerg Dalton and Christoffer Johansen},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  year={2002},
  volume={38 11},
  pages={1447-57}
}
The aim of this review was to evaluate the scientific evidence for an effect of psychosocial intervention on survival from cancer and well-being and in particular on anxiety and depression. A literature search yielded 43 randomised studies of psychosocial intervention. Four of the eight studies in which survival was assessed showed a significant effect, and the effect on anxiety and depression was also inconsistent, indicating three possible explanations: (i) only some of the intervention… CONTINUE READING

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