Social support, anxiety and depression after chemotherapy for ovarian cancer: a prospective study.

@article{Hipkins2004SocialSA,
  title={Social support, anxiety and depression after chemotherapy for ovarian cancer: a prospective study.},
  author={Jane Hipkins and M Suzanne Whitworth and Nicholas Tarrier and Gordon Jayson},
  journal={British journal of health psychology},
  year={2004},
  volume={9 Pt 4},
  pages={569-81}
}
OBJECTIVES We aimed to describe the levels of anxiety and depression in patients during the 3 month period following the end of chemotherapy treatment and to identify factors that predict psychological morbidity. METHOD We performed a prospective study in women with ovarian cancer to determine the changes in psychological status in the 3 months following completion of chemotherapy. Sixty-three consecutive patients were assessed at the completion of chemotherapy (Time 1) and 57 at 3 months… CONTINUE READING
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