Assessment of anxiety and depression in patients with incidental pulmonary nodules and analysis of its related impact factors

ObjectivesTo assess anxiety and depression in patients with incidental pulmonary nodules and analyze the related impact factors.MethodsAll patients were assessed by questionnaires for their anxiety and depression after incidentally found pulmonary nodules. Hospital anxiety and depression scale (HAD), generalized anxiety disorder scale ‐7 (GAD‐7), and multidimensional scale of perceived social support (MSPSS) were used to evaluate their anxiety and depression in order to understand the basic information and social support, and to analyze the related factors.ResultsThe HAD scale was used in 201 patients with pulmonary nodules. Univariate analysis showed the frequency of visits and social support had significant effects on anxiety ( χ2 = 9.604, 20.912,P 
Source: Thoracic Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

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Source: Brain, Behavior, and Immunity - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Brain Behav Immun Source Type: research
AbstractResidency, in particular oncology residency, is a challenging time with extensive academic demands, long working hours, and uncertainty about the future. Our study aimed to evaluate the prevalence and factors associated with burnout, anxiety and depression among oncology residents at a tertiary cancer centre. An anonymised questionnaire-based study was conducted among medical, surgical, paediatric and radiation oncology resident doctors at a tertiary cancer centre in April 2019. We used Copenhagen Burnout Index (CBI) to assess burnout (which includes personal, work-related and patient-related burnout), Patient Heal...
Source: Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
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Source: Frontiers in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
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Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Anxiety and Panic Death & Dying Depression Disorders General Green and Environment Grief and Loss Health-related Inspiration & Hope LifeHelper Mental Health and Wellness Psychology Around the Net Research Self-Help Cancer hik Source Type: blogs
CONCLUSION: Preloss mental burden showed to be a consistent predictor for postloss burden and should be addressed during palliative care. Future research should examine specific caregiver-directed interventions during specialist palliative care. PMID: 31596115 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care - Category: Palliative Care Authors: Tags: Am J Hosp Palliat Care Source Type: research
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Source: East Asian Archives of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: East Asian Arch Psychiatry Source Type: research
Abstract PURPOSE: To evaluate the use of individualized piano instruction (IPI) for improving cognition among breast cancer survivors. PARTICIPANTS & SETTING: Six participants were included in an eight-week piano program with three data collection time points at baseline, midpoint, and postintervention. Participants were recruited from the breast cancer clinic of a university cancer center in South Florida. METHODOLOGIC APPROACH: Neurocognitive, psychosocial, and self-report assessments were conducted to determine potential benefits and program feasibility, including the NIH Toolbox® Cognition Ba...
Source: Oncology Nursing Forum - Category: Nursing Authors: Tags: Oncol Nurs Forum Source Type: research
ConclusionsAdult brain tumour survivors were found to experience poorer SCF than healthy controls after accounting for anxiety. SCF was related to multiple factors after brain tumour; however, an independent association with anxiety was identified.Implications for Cancer SurvivorsThese findings highlight the potential value of psychological interventions targeting anxiety and cognitive effects to improve quality of survivorship after brain tumour.
Source: Journal of Cancer Survivorship - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
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Source: Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Asian Pac J Cancer Prev Source Type: research
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Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Mental Health and Wellness Mindfulness Self-Help Source Type: blogs
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