Psychological distress and cancer survival: a follow-up 10 years after diagnosis.

  title={Psychological distress and cancer survival: a follow-up 10 years after diagnosis.},
  author={Kirk Warren Brown and A. R. Levy and Zeev Rosberger and Linda Edgar},
  journal={Psychosomatic medicine},
  volume={65 4},
OBJECTIVE This study tested the predictive role of psychological distress in cancer survival, while attempting to overcome several important methodological and statistical limitations that have clouded the issue. METHODS Measures collected on a range of emotional and cognitive factors in the early postdiagnostic period and at 4-month intervals up to 15 months after diagnosis were used to predict survival time up to 10 years among 205 cancer patients heterogeneous in disease site, status, and… CONTINUE READING
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