The effectiveness of a psycho-educational group after early-stage breast cancer treatment: results of a randomized French study.

@article{Dolbeault2009TheEO,
  title={The effectiveness of a psycho-educational group after early-stage breast cancer treatment: results of a randomized French study.},
  author={Sylvie Dolbeault and Sandrine Cayrou and Anne Br{\'e}dart and Annie Viala and Bernard Desclaux and Pierre Saltel and Annie Gauvain-Piquard and Patrick Hardy and Paul Dick{\`e}s},
  journal={Psycho-oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={18 6},
  pages={647-56}
}
BACKGROUND Many women with breast cancer need psychological help to cope more effectively after treatment. Cognitive and behavioural techniques are not yet well established in France. A multi-site randomized study was conducted to evaluate the effects of a psycho-educational group intervention in this population. METHODS Two hundred and three patients, recruited after primary treatment, were randomly assigned either to a treatment group (psycho-educational intervention) or to a waiting-list… CONTINUE READING