Prevalence of anxiety and depression in cancer patients seen at the Norwegian Radium Hospital.

@article{Aass1997PrevalenceOA,
  title={Prevalence of anxiety and depression in cancer patients seen at the Norwegian Radium Hospital.},
  author={Nina Aass and Sophie Dorothea Foss{\aa} and Alv Andreas Dahl and Tor Jacob Moe},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  year={1997},
  volume={33 10},
  pages={1597-604}
}
The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of anxiety and depression in cancer patients seen at the Norwegian Radium Hospital, using the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS), the EORTC QLQ-C33 and an ad hoc designed questionnaire. In addition, information about the patients' malignant disease and treatment was obtained. The prevalence of anxiety and depression among 716 evaluable patients was 13% and 9% respectively, as assessed with HADS. In hospitalised patients, the risk… CONTINUE READING