Anxiety

AYA Cancer Survivors More Likely to Have Mental Distress Than Healthy Individuals

AYA Cancer Survivors More Likely to Have Mental Distress Than Healthy Individuals

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Using the Kessler nonspecific mental/psychological distress scale, investigators examined whether AYA cancer survivor experienced greater mental distress and assessed their access to mental health care.

Family Caregivers of Patients With Advanced Cancer Report High Anxiety, Depression

Family Caregivers of Patients With Advanced Cancer Report High Anxiety, Depression

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Nearly 25% to 33% of family caregivers of patients with advanced cancers report high levels of anxiety and depression symptoms, as well as significant time providing care.

Massage Therapy Promising for Pain, Anxiety in Patients With Cancer

Massage Therapy Promising for Pain, Anxiety in Patients With Cancer

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Massage therapy may be promising for reducing the intensity/severity of pain, fatigue, and anxiety in patients with cancer.

Stepped Care Effective for Psychological Distress

Stepped Care Effective for Psychological Distress

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Stepped care is effective and reduces recovery time among patients with head and neck cancer or lung cancer and untreated psychological distress.

Study Identifies Factors Associated With Depression, Anxiety in Family Caregivers

Study Identifies Factors Associated With Depression, Anxiety in Family Caregivers

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A recent study examined depression and anxiety among family caregivers of patients with incurable cancer and sought to identify factors linked to these symptoms.

HCT-related Concerns at Discharge Associated With Depression

HCT-related Concerns at Discharge Associated With Depression

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Hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT)-related concerns at the time of hospital discharge predict increases in depression but not in anxiety.

Perioperative music lowers anxiety for breast cancer surgery patients

Perioperative music lowers anxiety for breast cancer surgery patients

A reduction in anxiety scores preoperatively with live or recorded music was observed vs usual care.

Comparison of medications for managing anxiety

Comparison of medications for managing anxiety

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Is a comparison guide for common medications used for side-effect management, such as constipation, nausea, anxiety, etc. that includes a cost comparison available?

Music-intervention programs improve patients' anxiety, depression, pain, and fatigue

Music-intervention programs improve patients' anxiety, depression, pain, and fatigue

Music therapy improves anxiety, depression, pain, and fatigue in patients with cancer.

Aromatherapy reduces anxiety during breast biopsy

Aromatherapy reduces anxiety during breast biopsy

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A study evaluating the effectiveness of aromatherapy as a complementary/alternative modality for reducing anxiety in women undergoing CNB was presented at the Oncology Nursing Society 39th Annual Congress.

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