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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-09-18T14:20:42-0400
RATIONALE: Questionnaires that measure anxiety, depression, and quality of life may improve the ability to plan treatment for patients with prostate cancer. PURPOSE: This clinical trial i...
This pilot clinical trial studies how well psychoeducational and behavioral strategies work in reducing distress and anxiety in patients with multiple myeloma and their family caregivers. ...
This pilot trial studies a video-based intervention in reducing anxiety in patients undergoing lung cancer screening. Giving a video-based intervention to patients prior to lung cancer scr...
This pilot clinical trial studies stress reduction in improving quality of life in patients with recurrent gynecologic or breast cancer. Participating in a stress reduction program may hel...
RATIONALE: Gathering information about quality of life in patients with cancer may improve the ability to plan treatment and may help patients live more comfortably. PURPOSE: This clinica...
To determine the applicability of the generic instrument Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory (PedsQL 4.0) to assess health-related quality of life of asthmatic children compared to the specific instru...
Aberrant interoceptive accuracy could contribute to the co-occurrence of anxiety and premonitory urge in chronic tic disorders (CTD). If it can be manipulated through intervention, it would offer a tr...
Day hospital programs provide stabilization, medication optimization, and therapeutic intervention for individuals experiencing acute psychiatric illnesses. The current study investigated treatment im...
Objective. To study features of histamine metabolism in patients with chronic pelvic pain associated with external genital endometriosis. Methods. For quantitative assessment of histamine level in per...
To conduct a descriptive analysis of the results from the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-General (FACT-G) quality of life (QOL) questionnaire, describe the outcomes from the FACT-G to drive t...
True-false questionnaire made up of items believed to indicate anxiety, in which the subject answers verbally the statement that describes him.
A measurement index derived from a modification of standard life-table procedures and designed to take account of the quality as well as the duration of survival. This index can be used in assessing the outcome of health care procedures or services. (BIOETHICS Thesaurus, 1994)
An organized and comprehensive program of health care that identifies and reduces a woman's reproductive risks before conception through risk assessment, health promotion, and interventions. Preconception care programs may be designed to include the male partner in providing counseling and educational information in preparation for fatherhood, such as genetic counseling and testing, financial and family planning, etc. This concept is different from PRENATAL CARE, which occurs during pregnancy.
Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.
A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.