Relationship between psychological status and compliance in a sample of patients treated for cancer of the head and neck.

@article{McDonough1996RelationshipBP,
  title={Relationship between psychological status and compliance in a sample of patients treated for cancer of the head and neck.},
  author={Erin Marie McDonough and James Hutchison Boyd and Mark A Varvares and Michael D. Maves},
  journal={Head & neck},
  year={1996},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={
          269-76
        }
}
BACKGROUND the psychological status of patients treated for advanced head and neck cancer is an area of patient care that has not received sufficient attention from caregivers and can be influential in terms of patient outcomes. METHODS Thirty patients participated in this study designed to evaluate areas of psychological distress associated with treatment of advanced head and neck cancer. Patients completed a set of questionnaires related to various psychosocial variables including anxiety… CONTINUE READING
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