Monthly Archives: May 2018

Course and predictors of supportive care needs among Mexican breast cancer patients: A longitudinal study

CONCLUSIONS: Health system and information care needs of Mexican breast cancer patients need to be addressed with priority because these needs are the least met. Furthermore, patients with high depressive symptoms at the start of the disease trajectory have greater needs for supportive care throughout the disease trajectory. Continue reading

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Is fatigue a disease-specific or generic symptom in chronic medical conditions?

CONCLUSIONS: Fatigue severity can largely be explained by transdiagnostic factors; the associations vary between chronic diseases in strength and significance. This suggests that severely fatigued patients with different chronic diseases can probably benefit from a transdiagnostic fatigue-approach which focuses on individual patient needs rather than a specific disease. (PsycINFO Database Record Continue reading

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