The effects of cognitive behavioral therapy for postcancer fatigue on perceived cognitive disabilities and neuropsychological test performance.

@article{Goedendorp2014TheEO,
  title={The effects of cognitive behavioral therapy for postcancer fatigue on perceived cognitive disabilities and neuropsychological test performance.},
  author={Martine Margaretha Goedendorp and Hans Knoop and Marieke F. M. Gielissen and Constans A. H. H. V. M. Verhagen and Gijs Bleijenberg},
  journal={Journal of pain and symptom management},
  year={2014},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={35-44}
}
CONTEXT After successful cancer treatment, a substantial number of survivors continue to experience fatigue and related concentration and memory problems. Severe fatigue after cancer treatment can be treated effectively with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), but it is unclear whether CBT has an effect on cognitive functioning. OBJECTIVES We hypothesized that patients would report less cognitive disability after treatment with CBT for cancer-related fatigue. CBT was not expected to affect… CONTINUE READING