Review collection - Hope

20 reviews


Silveira AO, Wernet M, Franco LF, Dias PLM, Charepe Z. Parents' hope in perinatal and neonatal palliative care: A scoping review. BMC Palliat Care. 2023;22(1):1-11.

Velić S, Qama E, Diviani N, Rubinelli S. Patients' perception of hope in palliative care: A systematic review and narrative synthesis. Patient Educ Couns. 2023 Jun 30;115:107879. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2023.107879. Epub ahead of print.


Qama E, Diviani N, Grignoli N, Rubinelli S. Health professionals' view on the role of hope and communication challenges with patients in palliative care: A systematic narrative review. Patient Educ Couns. 2022 Jun;105(6):1470-1487. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2021.09.025. Epub 2021 Sep 21.


Duggleby W, Lee H, Nekolaichuk C, Fitzpatrick-Lewis D. Systematic review of factors associated with hope in family carers of persons living with chronic illness. J Adv Nurs. 2021 Apr 20. doi: 10.1111/jan.14858. Epub ahead of print.

Hernandez SC, Overholser JC. A Systematic Review of Interventions for Hope/Hopelessness in Older Adults. Clin Gerontol. 2021 Mar-Apr;44(2):97-111. doi: 10.1080/07317115.2019.1711281. Epub 2020 Jan 8.

Salamanca-Balen N, Merluzzi TV, Chen M. The effectiveness of hope-fostering interventions in palliative care: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Palliat Med. 2021 Apr;35(4):710-728. doi: 10.1177/0269216321994728. Epub 2021 Mar 30.


Ebenau A, van Gurp J, Hasselaar J. Life values of elderly people suffering from incurable cancer: A literature review. Patient Educ Couns. 2017 Oct;100(10):1778-1786. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2017.05.027. Epub 2017 May 24.


Broadhurst K, Harrington A. A mixed method thematic review: the importance of hope to the dying patient. J Adv Nurs. 2016 Jan;72(1):18-32. Epub 2015 Sep 9.

Piccinelli C, Clerici CA, Veneroni L, Ferrari A, Proserpio T. Hope in severe disease: a review of the literature on the construct and the tools for assessing hope in the psycho-oncologic setting. Tumori. 2015 Sep-Oct;101(5):491-500. doi: 10.5301/tj.5000349. Epub 2015 Apr 30.

Robinson S, Kissane DW, Brooker J, Burney S. A Systematic Review of the Demoralization Syndrome in Individuals With Progressive Disease and Cancer: A Decade of Research. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2015 Mar;49(3):595-610. Epub 2014 Aug 15.


Boa S,Duncan EAS,Haraldsdottir E, Wyke S. Goal setting in palliative care: A structured review. Prog Pall Care. 2014; 22(6):326-333. [No abstract available]

Ohlén J, Ekman I, Zingmark K, Bolmsjö I, Benzein E. Conceptual development of "at-homeness" despite illness and disease: a review. Int J Qual Stud Health Well-being. 2014 May 26;9:23677. eCollection 2014.


Brandstätter M, Baumann U, Borasio GD, Fegg MJ. Systematic review of meaning in life assessment instruments. Psychooncology. 2012 Oct;21(10):1034-52. Epub 2012 Jan 10.


Kylmä J, Duggleby W, Cooper D, Molander G. Hope in palliative care: an integrative review. Palliat Support Care. 2009 Sep;7(3):365-77.

Leung KK, Silvius JL, Pimlott N, Dalziel W, Drummond N. Why health expectations and hopes are different: the development of a conceptual model. Health Expect. 2009 Dec;12(4):347-60. Epub 2009 Aug 18.


Clayton JM, Hancock K, Parker S, Butow PN, Walder S, Carrick S, Currow D, Ghersi D, Glare P, Hagerty R, Olver IN, Tattersall MH. Sustaining hope when communicating with terminally ill patients and their families: a systematic review. Psychooncology. 2008 Jul;17(7):641-59.

Wiles R, Cott C, Gibson BE. Hope, expectations and recovery from illness: a narrative synthesis of qualitative research. J Adv Nurs. 2008 Dec;64(6):564-73.


Chi, GC. The role of hope in patients with cancer. Oncol Nurs Forum. 2007 Mar;34(2):415-24.

Davidson PM, Dracup K, Phillips J, Daly J, Padilla G. Preparing for the worst while hoping for the best: the relevance of hope in the heart failure illness trajectory. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2007 May-Jun;22(3):159-65.

Johnson S. Hope in terminal illness: an evolutionary concept analysis. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2007 Sep;13(9):451-9.

Last updated 11 January 2023