Effects of a positive emotion-based adjuvant psychological therapy in colorectal cancer patients / André Cardoso Louro ; directores: Tomás Blasco Blasco, Jordi Fernández Castro
Louro, André Cardoso
Blasco, Tomás, dir.
Fernández-Castro, Jordi, dir.
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Psicologia Bàsica, Evolutiva i de l'Educació

Publicación: [Barcelona] : Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 2015
Descripción: 1 recurs electrònic (157 p.)
Resumen: The purpose of this study is to examine the effectiveness of a Psychological Intervention based on the positive psychology and the cognitive behavioral therapy in relieving "psychological problems" at the time of adjuvant chemotherapy treatment (Folfox Protocol) in patients with colorectal cancer. This Psychological Intervention is structured and designed to enhance positive emotions in these patients and will be called "Enhancing Positive Emotions Procedure" (EPEP). The design of this study was of two groups with pre-post-test and follow-up comparisons. All participants were recruited between October of 2012 and February of 2014. 52 subjects diagnosed with colorectal cancer were recruited at the Portuguese Institute of Oncology, Oporto, Portugal. Results of this research suggest that some features could be modified by the EPEP procedure, whereas some others would remain unchanged. Some dimensions of quality of life, as well as anxiety and positive emotions could be slightly improved by the EPEP Thus, coping skills and depression would not be affected by the EPEP. Thus, it can be stated, with caution, that EPEP should be useful to improve well-being in CRC patients receiving chemotherapy.
Nota: Tesi doctoral - Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Psicologia Bàsica, Evolutiva i de l'Educació, 2015
Derechos: L'accés als continguts d'aquesta tesi queda condicionat a l'acceptació de les condicions d'ús establertes per la següent llicència Creative Commons Creative Commons
Lengua: Anglès.
Documento: Tesis i dissertacions electròniques ; doctoralThesis ; publishedVersion
Materia: Càncer ; Aspectes psicològics
ISBN: 9788449055324

Adreça alternativa: https://hdl.handle.net/10803/316573


157 p, 2.5 MB

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