Mindfulness‐based interventions for psychological wellbeing and quality of life in men with prostate cancer: A systematic review and meta‐analysis

  title={Mindfulness‐based interventions for psychological wellbeing and quality of life in men with prostate cancer: A systematic review and meta‐analysis},
  author={Daniel A Nnate and Canice Chukwudi Anyachukwu and Sylvester Emeka Igwe and Ukachukwu Okoroafor Abaraogu},
  pages={1680 - 1690}
Mindfulness‐based interventions (MBIs) are increasingly being encouraged for managing treatment‐related symptoms but much less is known about the extent to which mindfulness is effective in relieving the psychosocial distress experienced by men with prostate cancer. A systematic review was conducted to synthesise the literature on MBIs for psychological wellbeing and quality of life improvement in men with prostate cancer. 
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