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A cross-sectional study of radiation oncology outpatients' concern about, preferences for, and perceived barriers to discussing anxiety and depression

Mackenzie, L; Carey, Mariko L.; Sanson-Fisher, Robert W.; D'Este, Catherine; Yoong, Sze Lin


Objective Although elevated psychological distress is commonly reported among cancer patients, our understanding of patients' preferences for, and perceived barriers to, accessing psychological support from key cancer care providers is limited. The aim of this study was to assess cancer patients' level of concern about, and willingness to discuss, their anxiety and depression. Methods Radiation oncology outpatients completed a touchscreen computer survey with questions assessing their concern...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Psycho-Oncology
DOI: 10.1002/pon.3806


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