The efficacy of psychosocial intervention for pain in breast cancer patients and survivors: a systematic review and meta-analysis

@article{Johannsen2013TheEO,
  title={The efficacy of psychosocial intervention for pain in breast cancer patients and survivors: a systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={M Johannsen and Ingeborg Farver and Nina Beck and Robert Zachariae},
  journal={Breast Cancer Research and Treatment},
  year={2013},
  volume={138},
  pages={675-690}
}
Persistent pain after breast cancer treatment is prevalent, and not all patients respond sufficiently to pharmacological treatment. Pain is recognized as a multi-dimensional phenomenon, which includes psychological and social components, and several clinical trials have investigated the efficacy of psychosocial interventions on pain in cancer patients and survivors. Our aim was to systematically review and quantify the existing research on the effect of psychosocial interventions on pain in… CONTINUE READING
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