Predictors of anxiety and depression in hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients during protective isolation.

@article{Tecchio2013PredictorsOA,
  title={Predictors of anxiety and depression in hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients during protective isolation.},
  author={Cristina Tecchio and Chiara Bonetto and Mariaelena Bertani and Doriana Cristofalo and Antonio Lasalvia and Ilaria Nichele and Anna Bonani and Angelo Andreini and Fabio Benedetti and Mirella Ruggeri and Giovanni Pizzolo},
  journal={Psycho-oncology},
  year={2013},
  volume={22 8},
  pages={
          1790-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To examine in a sample of hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients assessed throughout protective isolation (i) levels of anxiety and depression and (ii) pre-isolation factors (socio-demographics, biomedical variables and personality traits), which might predict higher levels of anxiety and depression during isolation. METHODS The study used a longitudinal prospective design. Anxiety and depression were assessed in 107 participants by the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory and Self… CONTINUE READING

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