The Cancer Communication Assessment Tool for Patients and Families (CCAT-PF): a new measure.

@article{Siminoff2008TheCC,
  title={The Cancer Communication Assessment Tool for Patients and Families (CCAT-PF): a new measure.},
  author={Laura A. Siminoff and Stephen J. Zyzanski and Julia Hannum Rose and Amy Y Zhang},
  journal={Psycho-oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={17 12},
  pages={1216-24}
}
OBJECTIVES Caregivers and cancer patients frequently have conflicting and unmet communication needs. The Cancer Communication Assessment Tool for Patients and Families (CCAT-PF) is a new instrument that assesses congruence in patient-family caregiver communication for both research and clinical purposes. METHODS The scale was developed using a sample of 190 lung cancer patient-caregiver pairs. Standard psychometric procedures were used to develop and test the scale including qualitative item… CONTINUE READING

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