Prevalence and associated positive psychological variables of anxiety and depression among patients with central nervous system tumors in China: a cross‐sectional study

@article{Bao2017PrevalenceAA,
  title={Prevalence and associated positive psychological variables of anxiety and depression among patients with central nervous system tumors in China: a cross‐sectional study},
  author={Yijun Bao and Lizhuo Li and Yanlei Guan and W. Wang and Yan Liu and Pengfei Wang and Xiaolong Huang and Shanwei Tao and Yun-jie Wang},
  journal={Psycho‐Oncology},
  year={2017},
  volume={26},
  pages={262 - 269}
}
Anxiety and depression have been identified as common psychological distresses faced by the majority of patients with cancer. However, no studies have investigated the relationship between positive psychological variables (hope, optimism and general self‐efficacy) and anxiety and depression among patients with central nervous system (CNS) tumors in China. Our hypothesis is that the patients with higher levels of hope, optimism or general self‐efficacy have lower levels of anxiety and depression… 

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