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|Title: ||Heterogeneity in Responses to Cancer .1. Psychiatric-Symptoms|
|Authors: ||Johnstone, B. G. M.|
Chapman, J. A.
Sturgeon, J. F. G.
Till, J. E.
Sutcliffe, S. B.
|Issue Date: ||Mar-1991|
|Publisher: ||Canadian Psychiatric Association|
|Citation: ||JOHNSTONE, B. G. M., et al. "Heterogeneity in Responses to Cancer .1. Psychiatric-Symptoms." Canadian Journal of Psychiatry-Revue Canadienne De Psychiatrie 36.2 (1991): 85-90.|
|Series/Report no.: ||Canadian Journal of Psychiatry|
Vol. 36 No. 2
|Abstract: ||Psychiatric adaptation to cancer appears to be independent
of specific diagnosis when studies lump all diagnoses
together. However, vulnerable subgroups of patients have
been found within the same diagnosis. Heterogeneity in
psychiatric response to specific diagnosis of cancer may be
important both in shedding light on the disease itself and in
planning for interventions.
Disease specific psychiatric and sexual morbidity has been
examined in this study by detailed analysis of psychiatric,
sexual and physiological attributes in patients with testis
cancer in comparison with patients with Hodgkin's disease.
The two patient groups experienced similar investigations,
treatment and favourable prognoses, and are comparable in
|Description: ||Archived with permission from the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry (CJP). The CJP retains all rights to this article. This article was originally published in Volume 36 Issue 2 of the CJP.|
|Appears in Collections:||Till, James E.|
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