Describing and Predicting Psychological Distress After Colorectal Cancer

Lynch, Brigid M, Steginga, Suzanne K, Hawkes, Anna L, Pakenham, Ken I and Dunn, Jeff (2008) Describing and Predicting Psychological Distress After Colorectal Cancer. Cancer, 112 6: 1363-1370. doi:10.1002/cncr.23300

Author Lynch, Brigid M
Steginga, Suzanne K
Hawkes, Anna L
Pakenham, Ken I
Dunn, Jeff
Title Describing and Predicting Psychological Distress After Colorectal Cancer
Journal name Cancer   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0008-543X
Publication date 2008-01-01
Year available 2008
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1002/cncr.23300
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 112
Issue 6
Start page 1363
End page 1370
Total pages 8
Editor Dr Raphael E Pollack
Place of publication Unites States
Publisher John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Language eng
Subject C1
920401 Behaviour and Health
111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified
Abstract BACKGROUND. Psychological distress in cancer survivors can be detrimental to treatment adherence and self-care tasks and is associated with poor health behaviors and decreased overall quality of life. The prevalence, course, and predictors of psychological distress after the diagnosis of colorectal cancer are to date not well described.
Keyword Oncology
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collections: 2009 Higher Education Research Data Collection
Cancer Prevention Research Centre Publications
School of Public Health Publications
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