psycho-social intervention

Psychosocial interventions for cancer survivors: A meta-analysis of effects on positive affect

__Purpose__ Positive affect has demonstrated unique benefits in the context of health-related stress and is emerging as an important target for psychosocial interventions. The primary objective of this meta-analysis was to determine whether …

Interventions to enhance self-efficacy in cancer patients and survivors: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Objective: Self-efficacy expectations are associated with improvements in problematic outcomes widely considered clinically significant (i.e., emotional distress, fatigue, pain), related to positive health behaviors, and, as a type of personal …

Effects of psychosocial interventions on meaning and purpose in adults with cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Meaning and purpose in life are associated with the mental and physical health of patients with cancer and survivors and also constitute highly valued outcomes in themselves. Because meaning and purpose are often threatened by a cancer diagnosis and …