Accession Number:

ADA413289

Title:

Facilitating Treatment Decision Making, Adjustment and Coping in Men Newly Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept. 1 Nov 2001-31 Oct 2002

Corporate Author:

FOX CHASE CANCER CENTER PHILADELPHIA PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2002-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

The study evaluates an intervention designed to facilitate treatment decision making, adjustment, and coping among early stage prostate cancer patients and their spousepartners, in a randomized controlled trial The intervention is based on the Cognitive-Social Health Information Processing C-SHIP framework that postulates that decision making is determined by cognitive factors.

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology
  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE