Accession Number : ADA326017

Title :   The Effects of a Comprehensive Coping Strategy on Clinical Outcomes in Breast Cancer Bone Marrow Transplant Patients and Primary Caregiver.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept. 1 Sep 95-31 Aug 96,

Corporate Author : JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV BALTIMORE MD

Personal Author(s) : Gaston-Johnsson, Fannie

PDF Url : ADA326017

Report Date : SEP 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 42

Abstract : The purpose of this 4-year study is to determine the effects of the Comprehensive Coping Strategy Program (CCSP) on clinical outcomes and quality of life in breast cancer and their primary caregivers. Specifically, the purpose of this study was to compare descriptions of pain, psychological distress, fatigue, and perceived health status and burden of care in breast cancer patients who received autologous bone marrow transplant (ABMT) and their primary caregivers (PCGs).

Descriptors :   *STRESS(PSYCHOLOGY), *BONE MARROW, *SURGICAL TRANSPLANTATION, *BREAST CANCER, CLINICAL MEDICINE, PAIN, PATIENTS, FATIGUE(PHYSIOLOGY), EMOTIONS.

Subject Categories : Psychology
      Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE