Relationships among perceived diagnostic disclosure, health locus of control, and levels of hope in Taiwanese cancer patients.

Abstract:

OBJECTIVES:To explore relationships among perceived diagnostic disclosure, health locus of control, and levels of hope in Taiwanese cancer patients. RESEARCH DESIGN:A cross-sectional, descriptive correlational design was used in this study. One hundred and twenty-four (N=124) patients were recruited. The Background Information Form, the Multidimensional Health Locus of Control (MHLC) Scales, the Herth Hope Index (HHI), and patients' medical records were used. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, t-test, ANOVA, Chi-square, Pearson's correlation, and multiple regression. RESULTS:The major findings of this study are as follows: (1) overall, cancer patients had medium levels of hope; (2) patients who were aware of their own diagnosis reported significantly higher levels of hope than those who were not informed of their own diagnosis; (3) patients who were aware of their diagnosis tended to have higher levels of the internal locus of control than those who were not informed; (4) the internal health locus of control was significantly positively related to levels of hope; (5) the chance health locus of control was significantly negatively related to levels of hope. CONCLUSIONS:The results of this study provide important implications for Taiwanese clinicians concerning the practice of diagnostic disclosure of cancer to patients.

journal_name

Psychooncology

journal_title

Psycho-oncology

authors

Lin CC,Tsay HF

doi

10.1002/pon.854

keywords:

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

2005-05-01 00:00:00

pages

376-85

issue

5

eissn

1057-9249

issn

1099-1611

journal_volume

14

pub_type

杂志文章
  • Managing social difficulties: roles and responsibilities of patients and staff.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Implementation of guidance on assessment and management of psychosocial and supportive-care problems or needs will be successful only if consideration is given to existing skills, experience and expectations of staff and patients. This study examines the roles and responsibilities of staff, patients and fami...

    journal_title:Psycho-oncology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1002/pon.1858

    authors: Wright P,Bingham L,Taylor S,Hanif N,Podmore E,Velikova G

    更新日期:2012-01-01 00:00:00

  • Factors Associated with Endocrine Therapy Non-Adherence in Breast Cancer Survivors.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:For women with hormone receptor positive breast cancer, long-term endocrine therapy (ET) can greatly reduce the risk of recurrence, yet adherence is low- particularly among traditionally underserved populations. METHODS:The Carolina Breast Cancer Study oversampled Black and young women (<50 years of age). P...

    journal_title:Psycho-oncology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1002/pon.5289

    authors: Spencer JC,Reeve BB,Troester MA,Wheeler SB

    更新日期:2020-04-01 00:00:00

  • Cancer patients' trust in their physician-a review.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:Patient's trust in their physician is crucial for desirable treatment outcomes such as satisfaction and adherence. In oncology, trust is possibly even more essential, due to the life-threatening nature of cancer. A review was undertaken of the current knowledge of the conceptualization, assessment, correlates...

    journal_title:Psycho-oncology

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审

    doi:10.1002/pon.1745

    authors: Hillen MA,de Haes HC,Smets EM

    更新日期:2011-03-01 00:00:00

  • The epidemiology of psychiatric disorders among women with breast cancer in South Korea: analysis of national registry data.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:Population-based data on the epidemiology of psychiatric disorders in patients with breast cancer are lacking. Because the National Health Insurance (NHI) Program in South Korea is a compulsory social insurance system covering the entire Korean population, the NHI is a good source of information for epidemiol...

    journal_title:Psycho-oncology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1002/pon.3369

    authors: Kang JI,Sung NY,Park SJ,Lee CG,Lee BO

    更新日期:2014-01-01 00:00:00

  • The psychological costs of inadequate cervical smear test results: three-month follow-up.

    abstract::We have previously shown that upon receipt of inadequate cervical smear test results, women have elevated levels of state anxiety and concern about their test results, similar to those of women receiving abnormal smear test results. The current paper reports data on the psychological impact three months after receivin...

    journal_title:Psycho-oncology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1002/pon.980

    authors: French DP,Maissi E,Marteau TM

    更新日期:2006-06-01 00:00:00

  • Resilience, reflection, and residual stress in ovarian cancer survivorship: a gynecologic oncology group study.

    abstract::Ovarian cancer is a life-threatening diagnosis which poses multiple challenges. The purpose of this study is to describe the quality of life (QOL) concerns and survivorship sequelae of long-term (>5 yr) early-stage ovarian cancer survivors accrued through the clinical cooperative Gynecologic Oncology Group. Forty-nine...

    journal_title:Psycho-oncology

    pub_type: 临床试验,杂志文章,随机对照试验

    doi:10.1002/pon.567

    authors: Wenzel LB,Donnelly JP,Fowler JM,Habbal R,Taylor TH,Aziz N,Cella D

    更新日期:2002-03-01 00:00:00

  • Managing fatigue after cancer treatment: development of RESTORE, a web-based resource to support self-management.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:The aim of this study is to co-create an evidence-based and theoretically informed web-based intervention (RESTORE) designed to enhance self-efficacy to live with cancer-related fatigue (CRF) following primary cancer treatment. METHODS:A nine-step process informed the development of the intervention: (1) rev...

    journal_title:Psycho-oncology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1002/pon.3747

    authors: Foster C,Calman L,Grimmett C,Breckons M,Cotterell P,Yardley L,Joseph J,Hughes S,Jones R,Leonidou C,Armes J,Batehup L,Corner J,Fenlon D,Lennan E,Morris C,Neylon A,Ream E,Turner L,Richardson A

    更新日期:2015-08-01 00:00:00

  • Colorectal cancer patients can be advocates for colorectal cancer screening for their siblings: A study on siblings' perspectives.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:This study was performed to explore in-depth, the issues and barriers pertaining to colorectal cancer (CRC) screening amongst the siblings of CRC patients in view of their higher risk of developing CRC. METHODS:A qualitative study of siblings of CRC patients was performed from August 2017 to October 2018. Se...

    journal_title:Psycho-oncology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1002/pon.5496

    authors: Tan KK,Lim TZ,Chew E,Chow WM,Koh GC

    更新日期:2020-12-01 00:00:00

  • Multiple risk behaviors among smokers in the childhood cancer survivors study cohort.

    abstract::The literature on health behaviors of young adult cancer survivors is very limited, and thus little is known about preventable risk factors in this population. This paper describes the prevalence of five behavioral risk factors among 541 young adult survivors of childhood cancers from the CCSS cohort who were identifi...

    journal_title:Psycho-oncology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1002/pon.764

    authors: Butterfield RM,Park ER,Puleo E,Mertens A,Gritz ER,Li FP,Emmons K

    更新日期:2004-09-01 00:00:00

  • Exploring and comparing the experience and coping behaviour of men and women with colorectal cancer after chemotherapy treatment: a qualitative longitudinal study.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:Men have higher incidence and mortality rates for nearly all cancers. They are less likely than women to utilise cancer information services and other social support services. The aim of this study was to explore and compare the experience and coping behaviour of men and women after treatment for colorectal ...

    journal_title:Psycho-oncology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1002/pon.1871

    authors: McCaughan E,Prue G,Parahoo K,McIlfatrick S,McKenna H

    更新日期:2012-01-01 00:00:00

  • Bereavement outcomes for parents who lose a child to cancer: are place of death and sex of parent associated with differences in psychological functioning?

    abstract::Despite increasing cure rates, cancer is a leading cause of non-accidental death in childhood. Models of psychosocial care in pediatric cancer may therefore need to address bereavement planning for a 'minority group' of parents (approximately 25%) for whom cure of their child is not possible. This study addresses a ga...

    journal_title:Psycho-oncology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1002/pon.795

    authors: Goodenough B,Drew D,Higgins S,Trethewie S

    更新日期:2004-11-01 00:00:00

  • Psychosocial distress among oncology patients in the safety net.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:Psychosocial distress among cancer patients leads to poor health outcomes and lower satisfaction. However, little is known about psychosocial distress among disadvantaged populations. We examined the prevalence, predictors, and follow-up experience of psychosocial distress among cancer patients within a diver...

    journal_title:Psycho-oncology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1002/pon.5525

    authors: Cimino T,Said K,Safier L,Harris H,Kinderman A

    更新日期:2020-11-01 00:00:00

  • Distinctiveness of prolonged-grief-disorder- and depressive-symptom trajectories in the first 2 years of bereavement for family caregivers of terminally ill cancer patients.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:Grief reactions in bereaved caregivers of cancer patients have been identified individually as distinct prolonged grief disorder (PGD)-and major depressive disorder (MDD)-symptom trajectories, but no research has examined whether the patterns of change (trajectories) for PGD and MDD symptoms synchronize durin...

    journal_title:Psycho-oncology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1002/pon.5441

    authors: Wen FH,Chou WC,Shen WC,Tang ST

    更新日期:2020-10-01 00:00:00

  • Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of methylphenidate for the treatment of depression in SSRI-treated cancer patients receiving palliative care.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To determine the effectiveness of methylphenidate for depression treatment in patients with advanced cancer. DESIGN:An 18-day randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial of methylphenidate for treatment of depression in selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor-treated patients with advanced can...

    journal_title:Psycho-oncology

    pub_type: 杂志文章,随机对照试验

    doi:10.1002/pon.4220

    authors: Sullivan DR,Mongoue-Tchokote S,Mori M,Goy E,Ganzini L

    更新日期:2017-11-01 00:00:00

  • Personality predicts prostate cancer treatment decision-making difficulty and satisfaction.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:Prostate cancer (PCa) patients often must decide between several treatment modalities considered equally efficacious, but associated with different benefits and side-effects. For some, the decision-making process can be difficult, but little is known about patient characteristics and cognitive processes that ...

    journal_title:Psycho-oncology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1002/pon.1385

    authors: Orom H,Penner LA,West BT,Downs TM,Rayford W,Underwood W

    更新日期:2009-03-01 00:00:00

  • Truth telling in medical practice: students' opinions versus their observations of attending physicians' clinical practice.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:Truth telling or transmitting bad news is a problem that all doctors must frequently face. The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to investigate if medical students' opinions of truth telling differed from their observations of attending physicians' actual clinical practice. METHODS:The subjects were ...

    journal_title:Psycho-oncology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1002/pon.3174

    authors: Tang WR,Fang JT,Fang CK,Fujimori M

    更新日期:2013-07-01 00:00:00

  • Psychological distress and use of psychosocial support in familial adenomatous polyposis.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) is characterized by multiple adenomas in the colorectum with a high risk to develop colorectal cancer. It is unclear whether individuals at risk of FAP experience distress due to this potentially life-threatening disease. This nationwide study assessed: (1) the prevalence ...

    journal_title:Psycho-oncology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1002/pon.1570

    authors: Douma KF,Aaronson NK,Vasen HF,Gerritsma MA,Gundy CM,Janssen EP,Vriends AH,Cats A,Verhoef S,Bleiker EM

    更新日期:2010-03-01 00:00:00

  • Promoting evidence-based psychosocial care for cancer patients.

    abstract::With numerous studies demonstrating that psychosocial care reduces distress and improves quality of life, practitioners have an obligation to treat cancer patients in a manner consistent with this evidence. Although the rationale is straightforward, major challenges exist in achieving the goal of translating research ...

    journal_title:Psycho-oncology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1002/pon.1468

    authors: Jacobsen PB

    更新日期:2009-01-01 00:00:00

  • Cancer survivors' activation to self-management and its relationship with participation in paid work and work-related problems.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:This study aimed to explore cancer survivors' level of patient activation, ie, their knowledge, skills, and confidence for self-management, and to examine its relations to their participation in paid work and work-related problems. METHODS:A total of 524 Dutch cancer survivors, 208 younger than 65 years, com...

    journal_title:Psycho-oncology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1002/pon.4400

    authors: van Maarschalkerweerd P,Rademakers J,Rijken M

    更新日期:2017-11-01 00:00:00

  • Using cluster analysis of anxiety-depression to identify subgroups of prostate cancer patients for targeted treatment planning.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:To explore any possible subgroupings of prostate cancer (PCa) patients based upon their combined anxiety-depression symptoms for the purposes of informing targeted treatments. METHODS:A sample of 119 PCa patients completed the GAD7 (anxiety) and PHQ9 (depression), plus a background questionnaire, by mail su...

    journal_title:Psycho-oncology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1002/pon.4391

    authors: Sharpley CF,Bitsika V,Warren AK,Christie DRH

    更新日期:2017-11-01 00:00:00

  • Lessons learned in the implementation of an innovative consultation and liaison service for children of cancer patients in various hospital settings.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To evaluate the process of implementing a family-oriented consultation and liaison service in various hospital-based settings, with special regard to problems and obstacles encountered. METHOD:Qualitative content analysis using categorization and sequential, phenomenological analysis of descriptive progress ...

    journal_title:Psycho-oncology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1002/pon.1105

    authors: Romer G,Saha R,Haagen M,Pott M,Baldus C,Bergelt C

    更新日期:2007-02-01 00:00:00

  • Psychosocial benefits of a novel mindfulness intervention versus standard support in distressed women with breast cancer.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:It is well documented that stress is associated with negative health outcomes in cancer patients. The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of a novel mindfulness intervention called mindfulness-based art therapy (MBAT) versus standard educational support, on indices of stress and quality of life in...

    journal_title:Psycho-oncology

    pub_type: 杂志文章,随机对照试验

    doi:10.1002/pon.3320

    authors: Monti DA,Kash KM,Kunkel EJ,Moss A,Mathews M,Brainard G,Anne R,Leiby BE,Pequinot E,Newberg AB

    更新日期:2013-11-01 00:00:00

  • Factors affecting patient and clinician satisfaction with the clinical consultation: can communication skills training for clinicians improve satisfaction?

    abstract::The provision of adequate information in a clear and sensitive manner can improve cancer patients' experience of care. Satisfaction with the cancer consultation may impact on satisfaction with care in general and adjustment to the disease. This study aims to identify factors that influence patient and clinician satisf...

    journal_title:Psycho-oncology

    pub_type: 临床试验,杂志文章,随机对照试验

    doi:10.1002/pon.731

    authors: Shilling V,Jenkins V,Fallowfield L

    更新日期:2003-09-01 00:00:00

  • Who is not reassured following benign diagnosis of breast symptoms?

    abstract:UNLABELLED:Many women fail to be reassured about their breast symptom following benign diagnosis. Identification of the factors contributing to this continued anxiety is important in order that appropriate intervention can be incorporated into the care of women undergoing diagnosis. In this study, we measured levels of...

    journal_title:Psycho-oncology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1002/pon.841

    authors: Meechan GT,Collins JP,Moss-Morris RE,Petrie KJ

    更新日期:2005-03-01 00:00:00

  • The psychosocial impact of lymphedema-related distress among breast cancer survivors in the WHEL Study.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:Lymphedema is a distressing and chronic condition affecting up to 30% of breast cancer survivors. Using a cross-sectional study design, we examined the impact of self-reported lymphedema-related distress on psychosocial functioning among breast cancer survivors in the Women's Healthy Eating and Living Study. ...

    journal_title:Psycho-oncology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1002/pon.3510

    authors: Dominick SA,Natarajan L,Pierce JP,Madanat H,Madlensky L

    更新日期:2014-09-01 00:00:00

  • Suicide in cancer patients within the first year of diagnosis.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:A diagnosis of cancer is associated with an increased suicide risk, and this risk is the highest within the first year of diagnosis. The aim of the present study was to determine risk factors of suicide occurring within the first year of cancer diagnosis (early suicide). METHODS:The sampling pool consisted ...

    journal_title:Psycho-oncology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1002/pon.3705

    authors: Ahn MH,Park S,Lee HB,Ramsey CM,Na R,Kim SO,Kim JE,Yoon S,Hong JP

    更新日期:2015-05-01 00:00:00

  • Quality of life and psychological distress are differentially associated with distinct symptom-functional states in terminally ill cancer patients' last year of life.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:Quality of life (QOL) and psychological distress at end of life (EOL) heavily depend on symptom distress and functional impairment, which may not deteriorate synchronously at EOL. METHODS:Using multivariate hierarchical linear modeling, we simultaneously evaluated the differential association of 5 previously...

    journal_title:Psycho-oncology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1002/pon.4775

    authors: Wen FH,Chen JS,Chou WC,Hsieh CH,Chang WC,Shen WC,Tang ST

    更新日期:2018-09-01 00:00:00

  • Knowledge, attitudes and beliefs of Arabic-Australians concerning cancer.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:To explore with Arabic-Australian patients and their communities, the cultural context of cancer, both sporadic and inherited, by examining their beliefs about its causes and the modes of communication about cancer with family, friends and the community. METHOD:The design is an ethnographic and qualitative ...

    journal_title:Psycho-oncology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1002/pon.1884

    authors: Saleh M,Barlow-Stewart K,Meiser B,Tucker K,Eisenbruch M,Kirk J

    更新日期:2012-02-01 00:00:00

  • Posttraumatic growth, social support, and social constraint in hematopoietic stem cell transplant survivors.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:The relation between posttraumatic growth (PTG) and aspects of the social context, such as social support and social constraint, continues to be unclear in cancer survivors. Social cognitive processing theory is a useful framework for examining the effect of the social context on PTG. In theory, support inter...

    journal_title:Psycho-oncology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1002/pon.2073

    authors: Nenova M,DuHamel K,Zemon V,Rini C,Redd WH

    更新日期:2013-01-01 00:00:00

  • Are the psychological needs of adolescent survivors of pediatric cancer adequately identified and treated?

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:To describe the psychological needs of adolescent survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) or brain tumor (BT), we examined the following: (i) the occurrence of cognitive, behavioral, and emotional concerns identified during a comprehensive psychological evaluation and (ii) the frequency of referrals ...

    journal_title:Psycho-oncology

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1002/pon.3021

    authors: Kahalley LS,Wilson SJ,Tyc VL,Conklin HM,Hudson MM,Wu S,Xiong X,Stancel HH,Hinds PS

    更新日期:2013-02-01 00:00:00