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Psychological Interventions for People with Cancer:
Therapy & Self-Help
I've gathered together articles, chapters, and books focused on psychological interventions for people with cancer. It includes studies and discussions of individual and group therapy for cancer survivors, peer counseling, self-help, and other approaches. The list includes publications from 2006 to the present, as well as a handful of earlier books. These resources are meant to complement and not replace any advice or information from a health care professional.
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Adamo, S. M. G., & De Falco, R. (2012). The role of play in the psychotherapy of a child suffering from cancer. Psychoanalytic Social Work, 19(1-2), 101-120.
Abdo, C. H. N. (2006). Do Patients and Partners Really Want to Have a Sex Life After Prostate Cancer? Psychological Impact of Diagnosis and Treatment. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 3(Suppl 2), 83-84.
Algoe, S. B., & Stanton, A. L. (2012). Gratitude when it is needed most: Social functions of gratitude in women with metastatic breast cancer. Emotion, 12(1), 163-168.
Andersen, B. L., Farrar, W. B., Golden-Kreutz, D., Emery, C. F., Glaser, R., Crespin, T., et al. (2007). Distress reduction from a psychological intervention contributes to improved health for cancer patients. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 21(7), 953-961.
Andersen, B. L., Shelby, R. A., & Golden-Kreutz, D. M. (2007). RCT of a psychological intervention for patients with cancer: I. Mechanisms of change. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 75(6), 927-938.
Andrykowski, M. A., & Manne, S. L. (2006). Are psychological interventions effective and accepted by cancer patients? I. Standards and levels of evidence. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 32(2), 93-97.
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Antoni, M. H., Carver, C. S., & Lechner, S. C. (2009). Enhancing positive adaptation: Example intervention during treatment for breast cancer. In: Park CL, Lechner SC, Antoni MH, Stanton AL, eds. Medical Illness and Positive Life Change. (pp. 197-214). Washington: American Psychological Association.
Antoni, M. H., Lechner, S., Diaz, A., Vargas, S., Holley, H., Phillips, K., et al. (2009). Cognitive behavioral stress management effects on psychosocial and physiological adaptation in women undergoing treatment for breast cancer. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 23(5), 580-591.
Applebaum, A. J., Lichtenthal, W. G., Pessin, H. A., Radomski, J. N., Gökbayrak, N. S., Katz, A. M., & Breitbart, W. (2012). Factors associated with attrition from a randomized controlled trial of meaning-centered group psychotherapy for patients with advanced cancer. Psycho-Oncology, 21(11), 1195-1204.
Arndt, J., Cook, A., Goldenberg, J. L., & Cox, C. R. (2007). Cancer and the threat of death: The cognitive dynamics of death-thought suppression and its impact on behavioral health intentions. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 92(1), 12-29.
Ashing-Giwa, K. T., Lim, J.-w., & Serrano, M. (2012). Psycho-educational intervention among underserved cervical cancer survivors. In R. Elk & H. Landrine (Eds.), Cancer disparities: Causes and evidence-based solutions (pp. 455-477). New York: Springer.
Bahmani, B., Etemadi, A., Shafiabadi, A., Delavar, A., & Motlagh, A. G. (2010). Cognitive-existential group therapy and cognitive instructional therapy for breast cancer patients. Journal of Iranian Psychologists, 6(23), 201-214.
Beatty, L., & Koczwara, B. (2010). An effectiveness study of a CBT group program for women with breast cancer. Clinical Psychologist, 14(2), 45-53.
Birnie, K., Garland, S. N., & Carlson, L. E. (2010). Psychological benefits for cancer patients and their partners participating in mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR). Psycho-Oncology, 19(9), 1004-1009.
Blum, D., Clark, E., Jacobsen, P., Holland, J., Monahan, M. J., & Duquette, P. D. (2006). Building Community-Based Short-Term Psychosocial Counseling Capacity for Cancer Patients and Their Families: The Individual Cancer Assistance Network (ICAN) Model. Social Work in Health Care, 43(4), 71-83.
Boutin, D. L. (2007). Effectiveness of cognitive behavioral and supportive-expressive group therapy for women diagnosed with breast cancer: A review of the literature. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 32(3), 267-284.
Bragado, C. (2009). Psychosocial functioning and psychological interventions in pediatric cancer. Psicooncologia, 6(2-3), 327-341.
Brakel, T. M., Dijkstra, A., Buunk, A. P., & Siero, F. W. (2011). Impact of social comparison on cancer survivors' quality of life: An experimental field study. Health Psychology. doi:10.1037/a0026572
Bränström, R., Kvillemo, P., & Moskowitz, J. T. (2012). A randomized study of the effects of mindfulness training on psychological well-being and symptoms of stress in patients treated for cancer at 6-month follow-up. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 19(4), 535-542.
Breitbart, W., Rosenfeld, B., Gibson, C., Pessin, H., Poppito, S., Nelson, C., et al. (2010). Meaning-centered group psychotherapy for patients with advanced cancer: A pilot randomized controlled trial. Psycho-Oncology, 19(1), 21-28.
Briquet, L., & Mariage, A. (2008). Incidence du suivi psychologique sur le fonctionnement psychique de l'enfant atteint d'un cancer. [Incidence of psychological follow-up on psychic function in the child suffering from cancer.]. Psycho-Oncologie, 2(2), 100-108.
Bronnstrom, R., Kvillemo, P., Brandberg, Y., & Moskowitz, J. T. (2010). Self-report mindfulness as a mediator of psychological well-being in a stress reduction intervention for cancer patients: A randomized study. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 39(2), 151-161.
Brotto, L. A., Yule, M., & Breckon, E. (2010). Psychological interventions for the sexual sequelae of cancer: A review of the literature. Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 4(4), 346-360.
Budin, W. C., Hoskins, C. N., Haber, J., Sherman, D. W., Maislin, G., Cater, J. R., et al. (2008). Breast cancer: Education, counseling, and adjustment among patients and partners: A randomized clinical trial. Nursing Research, 57(3), 199-213.
Butler, L. D., Koopman, C., Neri, E., Giese-Davis, J., Palesh, O., Thorne-Yocam, K. A., et al. (2009). Effects of supportive-expressive group therapy on pain in women with metastatic breast cancer. Health Psychology, 28(5), 579-587.
Cameron, L. D., Booth, R. J., Schlatter, M., Ziginskas, D., & Harman, J. E. (2007). Changes in emotion regulation and psychological adjustment following use of a group psychosocial support program for women recently diagnosed with breast cancer. Psycho-Oncology, 16(3), 171-180.
Carlson, L. E., Speca, M., Faris, P., & Patel, K. D. (2007). One year pre-post intervention follow-up of psychological, immune, endocrine and blood pressure outcomes of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) in breast and prostate cancer outpatients. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 21(8), 1038-1049.
Clark, P. G. (2008). The relationship between psychological distress and health efficacy in people with cancer in an acute inpatient care setting: An intervention study. US: ProQuest Information & Learning.
Classen, C. C., Kraemer, H. C., Blasey, C., Giese-Davis, J., Koopman, C., Gronskaya Palesh, O., et al. (2008). Supportive-expressive group therapy for primary breast cancer patients: A randomized prospective multicenter trial. Psycho-Oncology, 17(5), 438-447.
Cohen, M., & Fried, G. (2007). Comparing relaxation training and cognitive-behavioral group therapy for women with breast cancer. Research on Social Work Practice, 17(3), 313-323.
Collins, B., Mackenzie, J., Stewart, A., Bielajew, C., & Verma, S. (2009). Cognitive effects of hormonal therapy in early stage breast cancer patients: A prospective study. Psycho-Oncology, 18(8), 811-821.
Corwin, D., Wall, K., & Koopman, C. (2012). Psycho-spiritual integrative therapy: Psychological intervention for women with breast cancer. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 37(3), 252-273.
Coyne, J. C., & Lepore, S. J. (2006). Rebuttal: The black swan fallacy in evaluating psychological interventions for distress in cancer patients. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 32(2), 115-118.
Coyne, J. C., Stefanek, M., & Palmer, S. C. (2007). Psychotherapy and survival in cancer: The conflict between hope and evidence. Psychological Bulletin, 133(3), 367-394.
Coyne, J. C., Thombs, B. D., Stefanek, M., & Palmer, S. C. (2009). Time to let go of the illusion that psychotherapy extends the survival of cancer patients: Reply to Kraemer, Kuchler, and Spiegel (2009). Psychological Bulletin, 135(2), 179-182.
Creswell, J. D., Lam, S., Stanton, A. L., Taylor, S. E., Bower, J. E., & Sherman, D. K. (2007). Does Self-Affirmation, Cognitive Processing, or Discovery of Meaning Explain Cancer-Related Health Benefits of Expressive Writing? Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 33(2), 238-250.
Delinsky, B. (2011). Uplift: Secrets from the Sisterhood of Breast Cancer Survivors. New York: Atria Books (Simon & Schuster).
Downe-Wamboldt, B. L., Butler, L. J., Melanson, P. M., Coulter, L. A., Singleton, J. F., Keefe, J. M., et al. (2007). The effects and expense of augmenting usual cancer clinic care with telephone problem-solving counseling. Cancer Nursing, 30(6), 441-453.
Drotar, D. (2006). Psychological Interventions: Pediatric Cancer. Psychological interventions in childhood chronic illness. (pp. 157-177): Washington, DC, US: American Psychological Association.
Dubey, A., & Sharma, L. (2006). Cognitive behavioural intervention for cancer patients. Psychological Studies, 51(2-3), 212-216.
Erceg-Hurn, D. (2009). "A study on the efficacy of body-mind-spirit group therapy for patients with breast cancer": Commentary. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 18(11), 1660-1661.
Ferguson, R. J., Cassel, A. G., & Dawson, R. F. S. (2010). Cognitive effects of cancer chemotherapy in adult cancer survivors: Cognitive-behavioral management. Journal of Rational-Emotive & Cognitive Behavior Therapy, 28(1), 25-41.
Fiorentino, L. (2008). Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia in breast cancer survivors: A randomized controlled crossover study. US: ProQuest Information & Learning.
Foley, E., Baillie, A., Huxter, M., Price, M., & Sinclair, E. (2010). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for individuals whose lives have been affected by cancer: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 78(1), 72-79.
Giese-Davis, J., Bliss-Isberg, C., Carson, K., Star, P., Donaghy, J., Cordova, M. J., et al. (2006). The Effect of Peer Counseling on Quality of Life Following Diagnosis of Breast Cancer: An Observational Study. Psycho-Oncology, 15(11), 1014-1022.
Giese-Davis, J., DiMiceli, S., Sephton, S., & Spiegel, D. (2006). Emotional expression and diurnal cortisol slope in women with metastatic breast cancer in supportive-expressive group therapy: A preliminary study. Biological Psychology, 73(2), 190-198.
Greer, S. (2008). CBT for emotional distress of people with cancer: Some personal observations. Psycho-Oncology, 17(2), 170-173.
Han, J. Y., Kim, J.-H., Yoon, H. J., Shim, M., McTavish, F. M., & Gustafson, D. (2012). Social and psychological determinants of levels of engagement with an online breast cancer support group: Posters, lurkers, and nonusers. Journal of Health Communication, 17(3), 356-371.
Henselmans, I., Fleer, J., de Vries, J., Baas, P. C., Sanderman, R., & Ranchor, A. V. (2010). The adaptive effect of personal control when facing breast cancer: Cognitive and behavioural mediators. Psychology & Health, 25(9), 1023-1040.
Hopko, D. R., Armento, M. E. A., Robertson, S. M. C., Ryba, M. M., Carvalho, J. P., Colman, L. K., Lejuez, C. W. (2011). Brief behavioral activation and problem-solving therapy for depressed breast cancer patients: Randomized trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 79(6), 834-849
Hopko, D. R., Bell, J. L., Armento, M., Robertson, S., Mullane, C., Wolf, N., et al. (2008). Cognitive-behavior therapy for depressed cancer patients in a medical care setting. Behavior Therapy, 39(2), 126-136.
Humphris, G., & Ozakinci, G. (2008). The AFTER intervention: A structured psychological approach to reduce fears of recurrence in patients with head and neck cancer. British Journal of Health Psychology, 13(2), 223-230.
Hunter, M. S., Coventry, S., Hamed, H., Fentiman, I., & Grunfeld, E. A. (2009). Evaluation of a group cognitive behavioural intervention for women suffering from menopausal symptoms following breast cancer treatment. Psycho-Oncology, 18(5), 560-563.
Jacobsen, P. B., Donovan, K. A., Vadaparampil, S. T., & Small, B. J. (2007). Systematic review and meta-analysis of psychological and activity-based interventions for cancer-related fatigue. Health Psychology, 26(6), 660-667.
Kazi, A. (2009). Psychological and physical adjustment to breast cancer over 12 months following a cognitive behavioral stress management intervention: Identifying distinct trajectories of change. US: ProQuest Information & Learning.
Kinsinger, D. P. (2008). Personality as a predictor of cognitive behavioral stress management intervention effects in men treated for early stage prostate cancer. US: ProQuest Information & Learning.
Kissane, D., & Li, Y. (2008). Effects of supportive-expressive group therapy on survival of patients with metastatic breast cancer: A randomized prospective trial. Cancer, 112(2), 443-444.
Kissane, D. W., Grabsch, B., Clarke, D. M., Smith, G. C., Love, A. W., Bloch, S., et al. (2007). Supportive-expressive group therapy for women with metastatic breast cancer: Survival and psychosocial outcome from a randomized controlled trial. Psycho-Oncology, 16(4), 277-286.
Korstjens, I., May, A. M., van Weert, E., Mesters, I., Tan, F., Ros, W. J. G., et al. (2008). Quality of life after self-management cancer rehabilitation: A randomized controlled trial comparing physical and cognitive- behavioral training versus physical training. Psychosomatic Medicine, 70(4), 422-429.
Kowalski, N. M. (2010). The assessment and maintenance of cognitive functioning in breast cancer patients. US: ProQuest Information & Learning.
Lemieux, J., Beaton, D. E., Hogg-Johnson, S., Bordeleau, L. J., Hunter, J., & Goodwin, P. J. (2007). Responsiveness to change to change due to supportive-expressive group therapy, improvement in mood and disease progression in women with metastatic breast cancer. Quality of Life Research: An International Journal of Quality of Life Aspects of Treatment, Care & Rehabilitation, 16(6), 1007-1017.
Lepore, S. J., & Coyne, J. C. (2006). Psychological interventions for distress in cancer patients: A review of reviews. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 32(2), 85-92.
Lewis, F. M., Casey, S. M., Brandt, P. A., Shands, M. E., & Zahlis, E. H. (2006). The Enhancing Connections Program: Pilot Study of A Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention for Mothers and Children Affected by Breast Cancer. Psycho-Oncology, 15(6), 486-497.
Ligibel, J. A., Partridge, A., Giobbie-Hurder, A., Campbell, N., Shockro, L., Salinadri, T., et al. (2010). Physical and psychological outcomes among women in a telephone-based exercise intervention during adjuvant therapy for early stage breast cancer. Journal of Women's Health, 19(8), 1553-1559.
Liu, C.-J., Hsiung, P.-C., Chang, K.-J., Liu, Y.-F., Wang, K.-C., Hsiao, F.-H., et al. (2008). A study on the efficacy of body-mind-spirit group therapy for patients with breast cancer. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 17(19), 2539-2549.
Livingston, P. M., White, V. M., Hayman, J., Maunsell, E., Dunn, S. M., & Hill, D. (2010). The psychological impact of a specialist referral and telephone intervention on male cancer patients: A randomised controlled trial. Psycho-Oncology, 19(6), 617-625.
Lu, Q., Zheng, D., Young, L., Kagawa-Singer, M., & Loh, A. (2012). A pilot study of expressive writing intervention among Chinese-speaking breast cancer survivors. Health Psychology. Advance online publication. doi:10.1037/a0026834
Magill, L., Levin, T., & Spodek, L. (2008). One-session music therapy and CBT for critically ill cancer patients. Psychiatric Services, 59(10), 1216.
Maloney, E., Edgerson, S., Robson, M., Offit, K., Brown, R., Bylund, C., & Kissane, D. W. (2012). What women with breast cancer discuss with clinicians about risk for their adolescent daughters. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 30(4), 484-502
Manne, S., Ostroff, J. S., & Winkel, G. (2007). Social-cognitive processes as moderators of a couple-focused group intervention for women with early stage breast cancer. Health Psychology, 26(6), 735-744.
Manne, S. L., & Andrykowski, M. A. (2006). Are psychological interventions effective and accepted by cancer patients? II. Using empirically supported therapy guidelines to decide. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 32(2), 98-103.
Marcus, A. C., Garrett, K. M., Cella, D., Wenzel, L., Brady, M. J., Fairclough, D., et al. (2010). Can telephone counseling post-treatment improve psychosocial outcomes among early stage breast cancer survivors? Psycho-Oncology, 19(9), 923-932.
Matchim, Y., & Armer, J. M. (2007). Measuring the psychological impact of mindfulness meditation on health among patients with cancer: A literature review. Oncology Nursing Forum, 34(5), 1059-1066.
McGregor, B. A., & Antoni, M. H. (2009). Psychological intervention and health outcomes among women treated for breast cancer: A review of stress pathways and biological mediators. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 23(2), 159-166.
McKay, K. M. (2008). Exploring the medical versus contextual model in psychosocial oncology: Cognitive-behavioral stress management and supportive-expressive group psychotherapy in a mixed cancer sample. US: ProQuest Information & Learning.
McKiernan, A., Steggles, S., Guerin, S., & Carr, A. (2009). A controlled trial of group cognitive behavior therapy for Irish breast cancer patients. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 28(1), 143-156.
Merckaert, I., Libert, Y., Messin, S., Milani, M., Slachmuylder, J.-L., & Razavi, D. (2010). Cancer patients' desire for psychological support: Prevalence and implications for screening patients' psychological needs. Psycho-Oncology, 19(2), 141-149.
Molton, I. R. (2007). Effect of interpersonal dysfunction on treatment response to a cognitive-behavioral stress management intervention in men treated for early stage prostate cancer. US: ProQuest Information & Learning.
Montgomery, G. H., Kangas, M., David, D., Hallquist, M. N., Green, S., Bovbjerg, D. H., et al. (2009). Fatigue during breast cancer radiotherapy: An initial randomized study of cognitive-behavioral therapy plus hypnosis. Health Psychology, 28(3), 317-322.
Moorey, S., Cort, E., Kapari, M., Monroe, B., Hansford, P., Mannix, K., et al. (2009). A cluster randomized controlled trial of cognitive behaviour therapy for common mental disorders in patients with advanced cancer. Psychological Medicine: A Journal of Research in Psychiatry and the Allied Sciences, 39(5), 713-723.
Moorey, S., & Steiner, H. (2007). Do depressive symptoms differ between medically ill and non-medically ill patients referred for psychological therapy? Comparing negative thoughts about the self in cancer and non-cancer patients. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 35(3), 283-291.
Naaman, S., Radwan, K., Fergusson, D., & Johnson, S. (2009). Status of psychological trials in breast cancer patients: A report of three meta-analyses. Psychiatry: Interpersonal and Biological Processes, 72(1), 50-69.
Naaman, S. C. (2009). Evaluation of the clinical efficacy of Emotionally Focused Therapy on psychological adjustment and Natural Killer Cell Cytotoxicity in early breast cancer. US: ProQuest Information & Learning.
Nedstrand, E., Wyon, Y., Hammar, M., & Wijma, K. (2006). Psychological well-being improves in women with breast cancer after treatment with applied relaxation or electro-acupuncture for vasomotor symptom. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynecology, 27(4), 193-199.
Nissim, R., Freeman, E., Lo, C., Zimmermann, C., Gagliese, L., Rydall, A., & Rodin, G. (2012). Managing Cancer and Living Meaningfully (CALM): A qualitative study of a brief individual psychotherapy for individuals with advanced cancer. Palliative Medicine, 26(5), 713-721.
O'Brien, E. (2012). "Morphine mamma": Creating original songs using rap with women with cancer. In S. Hadley & G. Yancy (Eds.), Therapeutic uses of rap and hip-hop (pp. 337-352). New York: Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group.
O'Brien, M., Harris, J., King, R., & O'Brien, T. (2008). Supportive-expressive group therapy for women with metastatic breast cancer: Improving access for Australian women through use of teleconference. Counselling & Psychotherapy Research, 8(1), 28-35.
Pedersen, A. F., Zachariae, R., Jensen, A. B., Bovbjerg, D. H., Andersen, O., & von der Maase, H. (2009). Psychological stress predicts the risk of febrile episodes in cancer patients during chemotherapy. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 78(4), 258-260.
Penedo, F. J., Antoni, M. H., & Schneiderman, N. (2008). Cognitive-behavioral stress management for prostate cancer recovery: Workbook: New York, NY, US: Oxford University Press.
Penedo, F. J., Antoni, M. H., & Schneiderman, N. (2008). Cognitive-behavioral stress management for prostate cancer recovery: Facilitator guide: New York, NY, US: Oxford University Press.
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Purnell, J. Q., & Andersen, B. L. (2009). Religious practice and spirituality in the psychological adjustment of survivors of breast cancer. Counseling and Values, 53(3), 165-182.
Ramachandra, P., Booth, S., Pieters, T., Vrotsou, K., & Huppert, F. A. (2009). A brief self-administered psychological intervention to improve well-being in patients with cancer: Results from a feasibility study. Psycho-Oncology, 18(12), 1323-1326.
Robinson, J. D., Metoyer, K. P., Jr., & Bhayani, N. (2008). Breast cancer in men: A need for psychological intervention. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 15(2), 134-139.
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Rumble, M. E. (2008). Examining a comprehensive cognitive-behavioral model of insomnia for breast cancer patients: A daily process analysis. US: ProQuest Information & Learning.
Sabiston, C. M., McDonough, M. H., & Crocker, P. R. E. (2007). Psychosocial experiences of breast cancer survivors involved in a dragon boat program: Exploring links to positive psychological growth. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 29(4), 419-438.
Sandaunet, A.-G. (2008). A space for suffering? Communicating breast cancer in an online self-help context. Qualitative Health Research, 18(12), 1631-1641.
Sandaunet, A.-G. (2008). The challenge of fitting in: Non-participation and withdrawal from an online self-help group for breast cancer patients. Sociology of Health & Illness, 30(1), 131-144.
Schnur, J. B., David, D., Kangas, M., Green, S., Bovbjerg, D. H., & Montgomery, G. H. (2009). A randomized trial of a cognitive-behavioral therapy and hypnosis intervention on positive and negative affect during breast cancer radiotherapy. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 65(4), 443-455.
Schnur, J. B., & Montgomery, G. H. (2008). Hypnosis and cognitive-behavioral therapy during breast cancer radiotherapy: A case report. American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, 50(3), 209-215.
Schnur, J. B., & Montgomery, G. H. (2010). A systematic review of therapeutic alliance, group cohesion, empathy, and goal consensus/collaboration in psychotherapeutic interventions in cancer: Uncommon factors? Clinical Psychology Review, 30(2), 238-247.
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Semple, C. J., Dunwoody, L., Sullivan, K., & Kernohan, W. G. (2006). Patients with head and neck cancer prefer individualized cognitive behavioural therapy. European Journal of Cancer Care, 15(3), 220-227.
Shepherd, L., Goldstein, D., Whitford, H., Thewes, B., Brummell, V., & Hicks, M. (2006). The Utility of Videoconferencing to Provide Innovative Delivery of Psychological Treatment for Rural Cancer Patients: Results of a Pilot Study. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 32(5), 453-461.
Sherman, A. C., Pennington, J., Latif, U., Faley, H., Arent, L., & Simonton, S. (2007). Patient preferences regarding cancer group psychotherapy interventions: A view from the inside. Psychosomatics: Journal of Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, 48(5), 426-432.
Sherman, K. A., Heard, G., & Cavanagh, K. L. (2010). Psychological effects and mediators of a group multi-component program for breast cancer survivors. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 33(5), 378-391.
Siegel, S. D. (2008). Social inhibition in men recently treated for localized prostate carcinoma: The effects of social factors and a cognitive-behavioral stress management intervention on the recovery of sexual functioning. US: ProQuest Information & Learning.
Solito, T. K. (2010). Cognitive behavioral techniques used to complement medication for improved pain control in cancer treatment. US: ProQuest Information & Learning.
Sorenson, S., & Geist, L. (2007). Praying Through Cancer: Set Your Heart Free from Fear: A 90-Day Devotional for Women. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson.
Spencer, J. (2006). The Role of Cognitive Remediation in Childhood Cancer Survivors Experiencing Neurocognitive Late Effects. Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing, 23(6), 321-325.
Spiegel, D., Butler, L. D., Giese-Davis, J., Koopman, C., Miller, E., DiMiceli, S., et al. (2008). Reply to "Effects of supportive-expressive group therapy on survival of patients with metastatic breast cancer: A randomized prospective trial.". Cancer, 112(2), 444.
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Stang, I., & Mittelmark, M. B. (2010). Intervention to enhance empowerment in breast cancer self-help groups. Nursing Inquiry, 17(1), 47-57.
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