Psychosocial-spiritual correlates of death distress in patients with life-threatening medical conditions.

@article{Chibnall2002PsychosocialspiritualCO,
  title={Psychosocial-spiritual correlates of death distress in patients with life-threatening medical conditions.},
  author={John T. Chibnall and Susan D Videen and Paul N. Duckro and Douglas K Miller},
  journal={Palliative medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={331-8}
}
The purpose of this study was to identify demographic, disease, health care, and psychosocial-spiritual factors associated with death distress (death-related depression and anxiety). Cross-sectional baseline data from a randomized controlled trial were used. Outpatients (n=70) were recruited from an urban academic medical centre and proprietary hospital. All patients had life-threatening medical conditions, including cancer; pulmonary, cardiac, liver, or kidney disease; HIV/AIDS; or geriatric… CONTINUE READING