Psychosocial difficulties, deprivation and cancer: three questionnaire studies involving 609 cancer patients

@article{Wright2005PsychosocialDD,
  title={Psychosocial difficulties, deprivation and cancer: three questionnaire studies involving 609 cancer patients},
  author={Penny Wright and Adam B. Smith and Laura J. Booth and Anna E. Winterbottom and Michele Kiely and Galina Velikova and Peter John Selby},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2005},
  volume={93},
  pages={622 - 626}
}
The aim of the study is to investigate associations between deprivation and self-reported social difficulties and psychological distress in cancer patients. A total of 304 men and 305 women (age range 18–88 years) with a range of cancer diagnoses and living in a socially diverse region (Carstairs and Morris index) completed the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale and the Social Difficulties Inventory. Univariate analyses of variance revealed statistically significant differences in reported… CONTINUE READING
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