Psychiatric disorders and associated and predictive factors in patients with unresectable nonsmall cell lung carcinoma: a longitudinal study.

@article{Akechi2001PsychiatricDA,
  title={Psychiatric disorders and associated and predictive factors in patients with unresectable nonsmall cell lung carcinoma: a longitudinal study.},
  author={Tatsuo Akechi and Hitoshi Okamura and Yutaka Nishiwaki and Yosuke Uchitomi},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2001},
  volume={92 10},
  pages={2609-22}
}
BACKGROUND Few longitudinal studies have investigated psychiatric disorders in patients with unresectable nonsmall cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC). This study addressed three questions: 1) Which psychiatric disorders are prevalent among patients with unresectable NSCLC? 2) What is the clinical course of psychological distress? 3) Which factors are associated… CONTINUE READING