The development of anticipatory nausea in patients receiving adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer.

@article{Montgomery1997TheDO,
  title={The development of anticipatory nausea in patients receiving adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer.},
  author={Guy H. Montgomery and Dana Howard Bovbjerg},
  journal={Physiology & behavior},
  year={1997},
  volume={61 5},
  pages={737-41}
}
Previous research on anticipatory nausea in cancer patients has focused on its occurrence in the clinic before chemotherapy infusions. The present study is the first, to our knowledge, to examine the development of anticipatory nausea across eight chemotherapy infusions for three time periods (night before, morning of, and immediately prior to each infusion). Based on classical conditioning experiments conducted with animal subjects, we hypothesized that the severity of anticipatory nausea… CONTINUE READING