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Are psychological interventions effective on anxiety in cancer patients? A systematic review and meta-analyses

Sanjida, Saira; McPhail, Steven; Shaw, Joanne; Couper, Jeremy; Kissane, David; Price, Melanie; Janda, Monika


Objective: The aims of this meta-analysis were to estimate the overall effect size (ES) of psychological interventions on anxiety in patients with cancer and extract sample and intervention characteristics that influence effectiveness. Methods: PubMed, Scopus, PsycINFO, Embase, Medline, and CINAHL were searched using Medical Subject Heading keywords 'cancer' AND 'anxiety' AND 'psychological intervention' AND 'counselling' AND 'psycho*' AND 'psychotherapy' AND 'psychosocial' AND 'therapy'...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Psycho-Oncology
DOI: 10.1002/pon.4794


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