Primary concerns of advanced cancer patients identified through the structured life review process: a qualitative study using a text mining technique.

@article{Ando2007PrimaryCO,
  title={Primary concerns of advanced cancer patients identified through the structured life review process: a qualitative study using a text mining technique.},
  author={Michiyo Ando and Tatsuya Morita and Stephen J. O'connor},
  journal={Palliative & supportive care},
  year={2007},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={
          265-71
        }
}
OBJECTIVE This study aims to clarify characteristics of the contents of life review in reminiscence therapies in cancer patients by age, gender, and stage of disease. METHODS Sixteen patients who were terminally ill and were receiving anticancer treatments participated in life review therapy. Patients reviewed there lives according to their developmental stage, and they mainly reviewed impressive achievements. A clinical psychologist interviewed each patient four times and the total number of… CONTINUE READING
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