Participation in patient support groups among cancer survivors: do psychosocial and medical factors have an impact?

@article{Sautier2014ParticipationIP,
  title={Participation in patient support groups among cancer survivors: do psychosocial and medical factors have an impact?},
  author={Leon Philip Sautier and Anja Mehnert and Anja H{\"o}cker and Guntram Schilling},
  journal={European journal of cancer care},
  year={2014},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={140-8}
}
A better understanding of the role of psychosocial resources and factors associated with participating in patient support groups appears to be important for the development and implementation of cancer survivorship care plans. We therefore investigated the frequency of participation in and satisfaction with patient support groups after completion of a rehabilitation programme and aimed to examine differences in demographic, medical and psychosocial characteristics between group participants and… CONTINUE READING
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