Review Collection: Psychological issues

Assessment of psychological factors 16 reviews

2018

Kupeli N, Candy B, Tamura-Rose G, Schofield G, Webber N, Hicks SE, Floyd T, Vivat B, Sampson EL, Stone P, Aspden T. Tools Measuring Quality of Death, Dying, and Care, Completed after Death: Systematic Review of Psychometric Properties. Patient. 2018 Aug 24. doi: 10.1007/s40271-018-0328-2. [Epub ahead of print]

2017

Cagle JG, Bunting M, Kelemen A, Lee J, Terry D, Harris R. Psychosocial needs and interventions for heart failure patients and families receiving palliative care support: a systematic review. Heart Fail Rev. 2017 Feb 20. [Epub ahead of print]

2014

McLeod-Sordjan R. Death preparedness: a concept analysis. J Adv Nurs. 2014 May;70(5):1008-19. Epub 2013 Sep 15.

2013

Krikorian A, Limonero JT, Corey MT. Suffering assessment: a review of available instruments for use in palliative care. J Palliat Med. 2013 Feb;16(2):130-42. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2012.0370. Epub 2013 Jan 25.

2012

Brandstätter M, Baumann U, Borasio GD, Fegg MJ. Systematic review of meaning in life assessment instruments. Psychooncology. 2012 Jan 10. doi: 10.1002/pon.2113. [Epub ahead of print]

Howell D, Mayo S, Currie S, Jones G, Boyle M, Hack T, Green E, Hoffman L, Collacutt V, McLeod D, Simpson J. Psychosocial health care needs assessment of adult cancer patients: a consensus-based guideline. Support Care Cancer. 2012 Dec;20(12):3343-54. Epub 2012 May 13.

Kayser K, Acquati C, Tran TV. No patients left behind: a systematic review of the cultural equivalence of distress screening instruments. J Psychosoc Oncol. 2012 Nov;30(6):679-93.

Lelorain S, Brédart A, Dolbeault S, Sultan S. A systematic review of the associations between empathy measures and patient outcomes in cancer care. Psychooncology. 2012 Dec;21(12):1255-64. doi: 10.1002/pon.2115. Epub 2012 Jan 11.

Mitchell AJ, Meader N, Davies E, Clover K, Carter GL, Loscalzo MJ, Linden W, Grassi L, Johansen C, Carlson LE, Zabora J. Meta-analysis of screening and case finding tools for depression in cancer: evidence based recommendations for clinical practice on behalf of the Depression in Cancer Care consensus group. J Affect Disord. 2012 Oct;140(2):149-60. Epub 2012 May 24.

Moyer A, Goldenberg M, Hall MA, Knapp-Oliver SK, Sohl SJ, Sarma EA, Schneider S. Mediators of change in psychosocial interventions for cancer patients: a systematic review. Behav Med. 2012;38(3):90-114.

2011

Kodaka M, Postuvan V, Inagaki M, Yamada M. A systematic review of scales that measure attitudes toward suicide. Int J Soc Psychiatry. 2011 Jul;57(4):338-61.

Ziegler L, Hill K, Neilly L, Bennett MI, Higginson IJ, Murray SA, Stark D; COMPASS Collaborative. Identifying psychological distress at key stages of the cancer illness trajectory: a systematic review of validated self-report measures. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2011 Mar;41(3):619-36.

2010

Robson A, Scrutton F, Wilkinson L, MacLeod F. The risk of suicide in cancer patients: a review of the literature. Psychooncology. 2010 Dec;19(12):1250-8. doi: 10.1002/pon.1717.

2009

Vodermaier A, Linden W, Siu C. Screening for emotional distress in cancer patients: a systematic review of assessment instruments. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2009 Nov 4;101(21):1464-88. Epub 2009 Oct 13.

2008

Arden-Close E, Gidron Y, Moss-Morris R. Psychological distress and its correlates in ovarian cancer: a systematic review. Psychooncology. 2008 Nov;17(11):1061-72.

Thekkumpurath P, Venkateswaran C, Kumar M, Bennett MI. Screening for psychological distress in palliative care: a systematic review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2008 Nov;36(5):520-8.

Background articles (e.g., prevalence, risk factors, practitioner interactions) 22 reviews

2019

Anatchkova M, Brooks A, Swett L, Hartry A, Duffy RA, Baker RA, Hammer-Helmich L, Sanon Aigbogun M. Agitation in patients with dementia: a systematic review of epidemiology and association with severity and course. Int Psychogeriatr. 2019 Mar 11:1-14. doi: 10.1017/S1041610218001898. [Epub ahead of print]

Warth M, Kessler J, Koehler F, Aguilar-Raab C, Bardenheuer HJ, Ditzen B. Brief psychosocial interventions improve quality of life of patients receiving palliative care: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Palliat Med. 2019 Jan 16:269216318818011. doi: 10.1177/0269216318818011. [Epub ahead of print]

2018

Chaponda M, Aldhouse N, Kroes M, Wild L, Robinson C, Smith A. Systematic review of the prevalence of psychiatric illness and sleep disturbance as co-morbidities of HIV infection in the UK. Int J STD AIDS. 2018 Jun;29(7):704-713. doi: 10.1177/0956462417750708. Epub 2018 Feb 2.

Dalton J, Thomas S, Harden M, Eastwood A, Parker G. Updated meta-review of evidence on support for carers. J Health Serv Res Policy. May 16, 2018, doi: 10.1177/1355819618766559

Eversfield CL, Orton LD. Auditory and visual hallucination prevalence in Parkinson's disease and dementia with Lewy bodies: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Psychol Med. 2018 Nov 26:1-12. doi: 10.1017/S0033291718003161. [Epub ahead of print]

Hainsworth EG, Shahmanesh M, Stevenson F. Exploring the views and experiences of HIV positive patients treated for cancer: a systematic review of the literature. AIDS Care. 2018 May;30(5):535-543. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2017.1381332. Epub 2017 Oct 4.

Han HR, Kim K, Murphy J, Cudjoe J, Wilson P, Sharps P, Farley JE. Community health worker interventions to promote psychosocial outcomes among people living with HIV-A systematic review. PLoS One. 2018 Apr 24;13(4):e0194928. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0194928. eCollection 2018.

Hoffmann R, Kaiser J, Kersting A. Psychosocial outcomes in cancer-bereaved children and adolescents - A systematic review. Psychooncology. 2018 Aug 18. doi: 10.1002/pon.4863. [Epub ahead of print]

Jennings AA, Foley T, Walsh KA, Coffey A, Browne JP, Bradley CP. General practitioners' knowledge, attitudes and experiences of managing behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia: protocol of a mixed methods systematic review and meta-ethnography. Syst Rev. 2018 Apr 23;7(1):62. doi: 10.1186/s13643-018-0732-7.

Namisango E, Bristowe K, Allsop MJ, Murtagh FEM, Abas M, Higginson IJ, Downing J, Harding R. Symptoms and Concerns Among Children and Young People with Life-Limiting and Life-Threatening Conditions: A Systematic Review Highlighting Meaningful Health Outcomes. Patient. 2018 Oct 26. doi: 10.1007/s40271-018-0333-5. [Epub ahead of print]

Nybakken S, Strandås M, Bondas T. Caregivers' perceptions of aggressive behaviour in nursing home residents living with dementia: A meta-ethnography. J Adv Nurs. 2018 Jul 17. doi: 10.1111/jan.13807. [Epub ahead of print]

Voutilainen A, Ruokostenpohja N, Välimäki T. Associations Across Caregiver and Care Recipient Symptoms: Self-Organizing Map and Meta-analysis. Gerontologist. 2018 Mar 19;58(2):e138-e149. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnw251.

Walker KA, Brown GG. HIV-associated executive dysfunction in the era of modern antiretroviral therapy: A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2018 May;40(4):357-376. doi: 10.1080/13803395.2017.1349879. Epub 2017 Jul 9.

2016

van Groenestijn AC, Kruitwagen-van Reenen ET, Visser-Meily JM, van den Berg LH, Schröder CD. Associations between psychological factors and health-related quality of life and global quality of life in patients with ALS: a systematic review. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2016 Jul 20;14(1):107.

Weaver MS, Heinze KE, Bell CJ, Wiener L, Garee AM, Kelly KP, Casey RL, Watson A, Hinds PS; Pediatric Palliative Care Special Interest Group at Children’s National Health System. Establishing psychosocial palliative care standards for children and adolescents with cancer and their families: An integrative review. Palliat Med. 2016 Mar;30(3):212-23. Epub 2015 Apr 28.

2011

Mitchell AJ, Chan M, Bhatti H, Halton M, Grassi L, Johansen C, Meader N. Prevalence of depression, anxiety, and adjustment disorder in oncological, haematological, and palliative-care settings: a meta-analysis of 94 interview-based studies. Lancet Oncol. 2011 Feb;12(2):160-74. Epub 2011 Jan 19.

2009

Chida Y, Vedhara K. Adverse psychosocial factors predict poorer prognosis in HIV disease: a meta-analytic review of prospective investigations. Brain Behav Immun. 2009 May;23(4):434-45. Epub 2009 Jan 29.

2008

Chida Y, Steptoe A. Positive psychological well-being and mortality: a quantitative review of prospective observational studies. Psychosom Med. 2008 Sep;70(7):741-56. Epub 2008 Aug 25.

2007

Wilson E, Elkan R, Cox K. Closure for patients at the end of a cancer clinical trial: literature review. J Adv Nurs. 2007 Sep;59(5):445-53.

2006

Block SD. Psychological issues in end-of-life care. J Palliat Med. 2006 Jun;9(3):751-72.

2005

Hodges LJ, Humphris GM, Macfarlane G. A meta-analytic investigation of the relationship between the psychological distress of cancer patients and their carers. Soc Sci Med. 2005 Jan;60(1):1-12.

2003

Lin H, Bauer-Wu S. Psycho-spiritual well-being in patients with advanced cancer: an integrative review of the literature. J Adv Nurs. 2003 Oct;44(1):69-80.

Client-based psychological treatments 29 reviews

2019

Hesse M, Forstmeier S, Mochamat M, Radbruch L. A Review of Biographical Work in Palliative Care. Indian J Palliat Care. 2019 Jul-Sep;25(3):445-454. doi: 10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_16_19.

Huang MH, Wang RH, Wang HH. Effect of Life Review on Quality of Life in Terminal Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Nurs Res. 2019 Jul 9. doi: 10.1097/JNR.0000000000000335. [Epub ahead of print]

Igai Y. End-of-life trajectory of coping and self-care of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: A meta-synthesis using meta-ethnography. Jpn J Nurs Sci. 2019 Jan;16(1):47-61. doi: 10.1111/jjns.12213. Epub 2018 May 17.

Kang KA, Han SJ, Lim YS, Kim SJ. Meaning-Centered Interventions for Patients With Advanced or Terminal Cancer: A Meta-analysis. Cancer Nurs. 2019 Jul/Aug;42(4):332-340. doi: 10.1097/NCC.0000000000000628.

Kupeli N, Chatzitheodorou G, Troop NA, McInnerney D, Stone P, Candy B. Expressive writing as a therapeutic intervention for people with advanced disease: a systematic review. BMC Palliat Care. 2019 Aug 2;18(1):65. doi: 10.1186/s12904-019-0449-y.

2018

Junge T, Ahler J, Knudsen HK, Kristensen HK. The effect and importance of physical activity on behavioural and psychological symptoms in people with dementia: A systematic mixed studies review. Dementia (London). 2018 Jan 1:1471301218777444. doi: 10.1177/1471301218777444. [Epub ahead of print]

O' Philbin L, Woods B, Farrell EM, Spector AE, Orrell M. Reminiscence therapy for dementia: an abridged Cochrane systematic review of the evidence from randomized controlled trials. Expert Rev Neurother. 2018 Sep;18(9):715-727. doi: 10.1080/14737175.2018.1509709. Epub 2018 Aug 28.

Scarton LJ, Boyken L, Lucero RJ, Fitchett G, Handzo G, Emanuel L, Wilkie DJ. Effects of Dignity Therapy on Family Members: A Systematic Review. J Hosp Palliat Nurs. 2018 Dec;20(6):542-547. doi: 10.1097/NJH.0000000000000469.

Smeets CHW, Zuidema SU, Hulshof TA, Smalbrugge M, Gerritsen DL, Koopmans RTCM, Luijendijk HJ. Efficacy of antipsychotics in dementia depended on the definition of patients and outcomes: a meta-epidemiological study. J Clin Epidemiol. 2018 May 18. pii: S0895-4356(18)30263-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2018.05.004. [Epub ahead of print]

Vescovelli F, Sarti D, Ruini C. Subjective and psychological well-being in Parkinson’s Disease: A systematic review. Acta Neurol Scand. 2018 Apr 25. doi: 10.1111/ane.12946. [Epub ahead of print]

Wood EM, Zani B, Esterhuizen TM, Young T. Nurse led home-based care for people with HIV/AIDS. BMC Health Serv Res. 2018 Mar 27;18(1):219. doi: 10.1186/s12913-018-3002-4.

2017

Kwan CWM, Ng MSN, Chan CWH. The use of life review to enhance spiritual well-being in patients with terminal illnesses: An integrative review. J Clin Nurs. 2017 Dec;26(23-24):4201-4211. doi: 10.1111/jocn.13977. Epub 2017 Oct 1.

Picariello F, Hudson JL, Moss-Morris R, Macdougall IC, Chilcot J. Examining the efficacy of social-psychological interventions for the management of fatigue in end-stage kidney disease (ESKD): A systematic review with meta-analysis. Health Psychol Rev. 2017 Jun;11(2):197-216. doi: 10.1080/17437199.2017.1298045. Epub 2017 Mar 6.

Poort H, Peters M, Bleijenberg G, Gielissen MF, Goedendorp MM, Jacobsen P, Verhagen S, Knoop H. Psychosocial interventions for fatigue during cancer treatment with palliative intent. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2017 Jul 14;7:CD012030. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD012030.pub2.

Wang CW, Chow AY, Chan CL. The effects of life review interventions on spiritual well-being, psychological distress, and quality of life in patients with terminal or advanced cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Palliat Med. 2017 Dec;31(10):883-894. doi: 10.1177/0269216317705101. Epub 2017 May 10.

Wilson S, Toye C, Aoun S, Slatyer S, Moyle W, Beattie E. Effectiveness of psychosocial interventions in reducing grief experienced by family carers of people with dementia: a systematic review. JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep. 2017 Mar;15(3):809-839.

Zhang X, Xiao H, Chen Y. Effects of life review on mental health and well-being among cancer patients: A systematic review. Int J Nurs Stud. 2017 Sep;74:138-148. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2017.06.012. Epub 2017 Jun 23.

2015

Carolan CM, Smith A, Forbat L. Conceptualising psychological distress in families in palliative care: Findings from a systematic review. Palliat Med. 2015 Jul;29(7):605-632. Epub 2015 Mar 23.

2014

Moola FJ, Faulkner GE, White L, Kirsh JA. The psychological and social impact of camp for children with chronic illnesses: a systematic review update. Child Care Health Dev. 2014 Sep;40(5):615-31.

2013

Hubbard G, Menzies S, Flynn P, Adams S, Haseen F, Thomas I, Scanlon K, Reed L, Forbat L. Relational mechanisms and psychological outcomes in couples affected by breast cancer: a systematic narrative analysis of the literature. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2013 Sep;3(3):309-17. Epub 2012 Oct 25.

Moola FJ, Faulkner GE, White L, Kirsh JA. The psychological and social impact of camp for children with chronic illnesses: a systematic review update. Child Care Health Dev. 2014 Sep;40(5):615-31.

2012

Kühne F, Krattenmacher T, Beierlein V, Grimm JC, Bergelt C, Romer G, Möller B. Minor children of palliative patients: a systematic review of psychosocial family interventions. J Palliat Med. 2012 Aug;15(8):931-45.

Sheinfeld Gorin S, Krebs P, Badr H, Janke EA, Jim HS, Spring B, Mohr DC, Berendsen MA, Jacobsen PB. Meta-analysis of psychosocial interventions to reduce pain in patients with cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2012 Feb 10;30(5):539-47. Epub 2012 Jan 17.

2011

Baik OM, Adams KB. Improving the well-being of couples facing cancer: a review of couples-based psychosocial interventions. J Marital Fam Ther. 2011 Apr;37(2):250-66. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-0606.2010.00217.x.

Hopkinson JB, Brown JC, Okamoto I, Addington-Hall JM. The Effectiveness of Patient-Family Carer (Couple) Intervention for the Management of Symptoms and Other Health-Related Problems in People Affected by Cancer: A Systematic Literature Search and Narrative Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2011 Jun 29. [Epub ahead of print]

2010

Martire LM, Schulz R, Helgeson VS, Small BJ, Saghafi EM. Review and meta-analysis of couple-oriented interventions for chronic illness. Ann Behav Med. 2010 Dec;40(3):325-42.

2009

Seitz DC, Besier T, Goldbeck L. Psychosocial interventions for adolescent cancer patients: a systematic review of the literature. Psychooncology. 2009 Jul;18(7):683-90.

Stinson CK. Structured group reminiscence: an intervention for older adults. J Contin Educ Nurs. 2009 Nov;40(11):521-8.

Vivar CG, Canga N, Canga AD, Arantzamendi M. The psychosocial impact of recurrence on cancer survivors and family members: a narrative review. J Adv Nurs. 2009 Apr;65(4):724-36. Epub 2009 Feb 9.

Methodological topics 5 reviews

2014

Dilworth S, Higgins I, Parker V, Kelly B, Turner J. Patient and health professional's perceived barriers to the delivery of psychosocial care to adults with cancer: a systematic review. Psychooncology. 2014 Jun;23(6):601-12. Epub 2014 Feb 11.

2012

Ryan D, Gallagher P, Wright S, Cassidy E. Methodological challenges in researching psychological distress and psychiatric morbidity among patients with advanced cancer: what does the literature (not) tell us? Palliat Med. 2012 Mar;26(2):162-77.

2011

Hack TF, Carlson L, Butler L, Degner LF, Jakulj F, Pickles T, Dean Ruether J, Weir L. Facilitating the implementation of empirically valid interventions in psychosocial oncology and supportive care. Support Care Cancer. 2011 Aug;19(8):1097-105. Epub 2011 Apr 15.

Hodges LJ, Walker J, Kleiboer AM, Ramirez AJ, Richardson A, Velikova G, Sharpe M. What is a psychological intervention? A metareview and practical proposal. Psychooncology. 2011 May;20(5):470-8. doi: 10.1002/pon.1780.

2008

Woods A, Willison K, Kington C, Gavin A. Palliative care for people with severe persistent mental illness: a review of the literature. Can J Psychiatry. 2008 Nov;53(11):725-36.

Psychological treatment approaches 55 reviews

2019

Braun A, Trivedi DP, Dickinson A, Hamilton L, Goodman C, Gage H, Ashaye K, Iliffe S, Manthorpe J. Managing behavioural and psychological symptoms in community dwelling older people with dementia: 2. A systematic review of qualitative studies. Dementia (London). 2019 Oct-Nov;18(7-8):2950-2970. doi: 10.1177/1471301218762856. Epub 2018 Mar 20.

Chen JJ, Hua H, Massihi L, Portillo I, Alipour A, Ondo W, Dashtipour K. Systematic Literature Review of Quetiapine for the Treatment of Psychosis in Patients With Parkinsonism. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2019 Mar 8:appineuropsych18080180. doi: 10.1176/appi.neuropsych.18080180. [Epub ahead of print]

Kampling H, Brendel LK, Mittag O. (Neuro)Psychological Interventions for Non-Motor Symptoms in the Treatment of Patients with Parkinson's Disease: a Systematic Umbrella Review. Neuropsychol Rev. 2019 Jun;29(2):166-180. doi: 10.1007/s11065-019-09409-4. Epub 2019 Jun 5.

Park CL, Pustejovsky JE, Trevino K, Sherman AC, Esposito C, Berendsen M, Salsman JM. Effects of psychosocial interventions on meaning and purpose in adults with cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Cancer. 2019 Jul 15;125(14):2383-2393. doi: 10.1002/cncr.32078. Epub 2019 Apr 29.

Pollok J, van Agteren JE, Esterman AJ, Carson-Chahhoud KV. Psychological therapies for the treatment of depression in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2019 Mar 6;3:CD012347. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD012347.pub2.

Teo I, Krishnan A, Lee GL. Psychosocial interventions for advanced cancer patients: A systematic review. Psychooncology. 2019 May 11. doi: 10.1002/pon.5103. [Epub ahead of print]

Trivedi DP, Braun A, Dickinson A, Gage H, Hamilton L, Goodman C, Ashaye K, Iliffe S, Manthorpe J. Managing behavioural and psychological symptoms in community dwelling older people with dementia: 1. A systematic review of the effectiveness of interventions. Dementia (London). 2019 Oct-Nov;18(7-8):2925-2949. doi: 10.1177/1471301218762851. Epub 2018 Mar 20.

2018

Brooks D, Fielding E, Beattie E, Edwards H, Hines S. Effectiveness of psychosocial interventions on the psychological health and emotional well-being of family carers of people with dementia following residential care placement: a systematic review. JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep. 2018 May;16(5):1240-1268. doi: 10.11124/JBISRIR-2017-003634.

Coughtrey A, Millington A, Bennett S, Christie D, Hough R, Su MT, Constantinou MP, Shafran R. The Effectiveness of Psychosocial Interventions for Psychological Outcomes in Pediatric Oncology: A Systematic Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2018 Mar;55(3):1004-1017. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.09.022. Epub 2017 Sep 28.

Duan Y, Lu L, Chen J, Wu C, Liang J, Zheng Y, Wu J, Rong P, Tang C. Psychosocial interventions for Alzheimer's disease cognitive symptoms: a Bayesian network meta-analysis. BMC Geriatr. 2018 Aug 7;18(1):175. doi: 10.1186/s12877-018-0864-6.

Johnson RJ 3rd. A research study review of effectiveness of treatments for psychiatric conditions common to end-stage cancer patients: needs assessment for future research and an impassioned plea. BMC Psychiatry. 2018 Apr 3;18(1):85. doi: 10.1186/s12888-018-1651-9.

Kozlov E, Niknejad B, Reid MC. Palliative Care Gaps in Providing Psychological Treatment: A Review of the Current State of Research in Multidisciplinary Palliative Care. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2018 Mar;35(3):505-510. doi: 10.1177/1049909117723860. Epub 2017 Aug 8.

Legere LE, McNeill S, Schindel Martin L, Acorn M, An D. Nonpharmacological approaches for behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia in older adults: A systematic review of reviews. J Clin Nurs. 2018 Apr;27(7-8):e1360-e1376. doi: 10.1111/jocn.14007.

Leng M, Liu P, Zhang P, Hu M, Zhou H, Li G, Yin H, Chen L. Pet robot intervention for people with dementia: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Psychiatry Res. 2018 Dec 6;271:516-525. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2018.12.032. [Epub ahead of print]

Möhler R, Renom A, Renom H, Meyer G. Personally tailored activities for improving psychosocial outcomes for people with dementia in long-term care. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018 Feb 13;2:CD009812. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD009812.pub2.

Noone D, Stott J, Aguirre E, Llanfear K, Spector A. Meta-analysis of psychosocial interventions for people with dementia and anxiety or depression. Aging Ment Health. 2018 Oct 17:1-10. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2018.1495177. [Epub ahead of print]

Sawan M, Jeon YH, Chen TF. Relationship between Organizational Culture and the Use of Psychotropic Medicines in Nursing Homes: A Systematic Integrative Review. Drugs Aging. 2018 Mar;35(3):189-211. doi: 10.1007/s40266-018-0527-5.

Scott-Sheldon LAJ, Balletto BL, Donahue ML, Feulner MM, Cruess DG, Salmoirago-Blotcher E, Wing RR, Carey MP. Mindfulness-Based Interventions for Adults Living with HIV/AIDS: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. AIDS Behav. 2018 Jul 27. doi: 10.1007/s10461-018-2236-9. [Epub ahead of print]

Sherifali D, Ali MU, Ploeg J, Markle-Reid M, Valaitis R, Bartholomew A, Fitzpatrick-Lewis D, McAiney C. Impact of Internet-Based Interventions on Caregiver Mental Health: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Med Internet Res. 2018 Jul 3;20(7):e10668. doi: 10.2196/10668.

Supasitthumrong T, Bolea-Alamanac BM, Asmer S, Woo VL, Abdool PS, Davies SJC. Gabapentin and pregabalin to treat aggressivity in dementia: a systematic review and illustrative case report. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2018 Dec 21. doi: 10.1111/bcp.13844. [Epub ahead of print]

Theleritis C, Siarkos K, Politis AA, Katirtzoglou E, Politis A. A systematic review of non-pharmacological treatments for apathy in dementia. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2018 Feb;33(2):e177-e192. doi: 10.1002/gps.4783. Epub 2017 Sep 29.

Vacas SM, Stella F, Loureiro JC, do Couto FS, Oliveira-Maia AJ, Forlenza OV. Noninvasive brain stimulation for behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2018 Sep 24. doi: 10.1002/gps.5003. [Epub ahead of print]

Van Leeuwen E, Petrovic M, van Driel ML, De Sutter AI, Stichele RV, Declercq T, Christiaens T. Discontinuation of Long-Term Antipsychotic Drug Use for Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms in Older Adults Aged 65 Years and Older With Dementia. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2018 Aug 9. pii: S1525-8610(18)30361-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2018.06.023. [Epub ahead of print]

Wang G, Albayrak A, van der Cammen TJM. A systematic review of non-pharmacological interventions for BPSD in nursing home residents with dementia: from a perspective of ergonomics. Int Psychogeriatr. 2018 Oct 18:1-13. doi: 10.1017/S1041610218001679. [Epub ahead of print]

2017

Chen Y, Xiao H, Yang Y, Lan X. The effects of life review on psycho-spiritual well-being among patients with life-threatening illness: A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Adv Nurs. 2017 Jul;73(7):1539-1554. doi: 10.1111/jan.13208. Epub 2016 Dec 14.

Shiyko MP, Hallinan S, Naito T. Effects of mindfulness training on posttraumatic growth: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Mindfulness. 2017;8(4):848-58.

Sutanto LL, Ying FM, Agarwal A, Lam M, Chow E, Henry BA. A scoping review of psychosocial interventions for informal caregivers of palliative cancer patients. J Pain Manage. 2017;10(1):23-30.

Wang F, Luo D, Fu L, Zhang H, Wu S, Zhang M, Zhou H, Sun T, Chen X. The Efficacy of Couple-Based Interventions on Health-Related Quality of Life in Cancer Patients and Their Spouses: A Meta-analysis of 12 Randomized Controlled Trials. Cancer Nurs. 2017 Jan/Feb;40(1):39-47.

2016

Chi NC, Demiris G, Lewis FM, Walker AJ, Langer SL. Behavioral and Educational Interventions to Support Family Caregivers in End-of-Life Care: A Systematic Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2016 Nov;33(9):894-908. Epub 2015 Jul 7.

McParland J, Camic PM. Psychosocial factors and ageing in older lesbian, gay and bisexual people: a systematic review of the literature. J Clin Nurs. 2016 Dec;25(23-24):3415-3437. doi: 10.1111/jocn.13251. Epub 2016 May 11.

Ussher Jane Maria, Perz, Janette, Hawkins Yasmin. Evaluating the efficacy of psycho-social interventions for informal carers of cancer patients: A systematic review of the research literature. Health Psychology Review. 2016 Mar;3(1):85-107. [No abstract available]

Xiao W, Chow KM, So WK, Leung DY, Chan CW. The Effectiveness of Psychoeducational Intervention on Managing Symptom Clusters in Patients With Cancer: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials. Cancer Nurs. 2016 Jul-Aug;39(4):279-91.

2014

Steel JL, Bress K, Popichak L, Evans JS, Savkova A, Biala M, Ordos J, Carr BI.  A systematic review of randomized controlled trials testing the efficacy of psychosocial interventions for gastrointestinal cancers. J Gastrointest Cancer. 2014 Jun;45(2):181-9.

2013

Zainal NZ, Booth S, Huppert FA. The efficacy of mindfulness-based stress reduction on mental health of breast cancer patients: a meta-analysis. Psychooncology. 2013 Jul;22(7):1457-65. Epub 2012 Sep 7.

2012

Butow PN, Phillips F, Schweder J, White K, Underhill C, Goldstein D. Psychosocial well-being and supportive care needs of cancer patients living in urban and rural/regional areas: a systematic review. Support Care Cancer. 2012 Jan;20(1):1-22. Epub 2011 Sep 29.

Campbell CL, Campbell LC A systematic review of cognitive behavioral interventions in advanced cancer. Patient Educ Couns. 2012 Oct;89(1):15-24. 2012. Epub 2012 Jul 12.

Linden W, Girgis A. Psychological treatment outcomes for cancer patients: what do meta-analyses tell us about distress reduction? Psychooncology. 2012 Apr;21(4):343-50.

Piet J, Würtzen H, Zachariae R The effect of mindfulness-based therapy on symptoms of anxiety and depression in adult cancer patients and survivors: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2012 Dec;80(6):1007-20. doi: 10.1037/a0028329. Epub 2012 May 7.

Pinquart M, Forstmeier S. Effects of reminiscence interventions on psychosocial outcomes: a meta-analysis. Aging Ment Health.2012;16(5):541-58. Epub 2012 Feb 3.

2011

Duijts SF, Faber MM, Oldenburg HS, van Beurden M, Aaronson NK. Effectiveness of behavioral techniques and physical exercise on psychosocial functioning and health-related quality of life in breast cancer patients and survivors--a meta-analysis. Psychooncology. 2011 Feb;20(2):115-26. doi: 10.1002/pon.1728.

Lee YH, Chiou PY, Chang PH, Hayter M. A systematic review of the effectiveness of problem-solving approaches towards symptom management in cancer care. J Clin Nurs. 2011 Jan;20(1-2):73-85. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2010.03401.x. Epub 2010 Nov 2.

Shennan C, Payne S, Fenlon D. What is the evidence for the use of mindfulness-based interventions in cancer care? A review. Psychooncology. 2011 Jul;20(7):681-97. doi: 10.1002/pon.1819. Epub 2010 Aug 4

2010

Currier JM, Holland JM, Neimeyer RA. Do CBT-based interventions alleviate distress following bereavement? a review of the current evidence. International Journal of Cognitive Therapy. 2010;3(1):77-93.

Schneider S, Moyer A, Knapp-Oliver S, Sohl S, Cannella D, Targhetta V. Pre-intervention distress moderates the efficacy of psychosocial treatment for cancer patients: a meta-analysis. J Behav Med. 2010 Feb;33(1):1-14. Epub 2009 Sep 27.

Schnur JB, Montgomery GH. A systematic review of therapeutic alliance, group cohesion, empathy, and goal consensus/collaboration in psychotherapeutic interventions in cancer: Uncommon factors? Clin Psychol Rev. 2010 Mar;30(2):238-47. Epub 2009 Nov 27.

Thomsen TG, Rydahl-Hansen S, Wagner L. A review of potential factors relevant to coping in patients with advanced cancer. J Clin Nurs. 2010 Dec;19(23-24):3410-26.

2009

Nausheen B, Gidron Y, Peveler R, Moss-Morris R. Social support and cancer progression: a systematic review. J Psychosom Res. 2009 Nov;67(5):403-15. Epub 2009 Mar 3.

2007

Matchim Y, Armer JM. Measuring the psychological impact of mindfulness meditation on health among patients with cancer: a literature review. Oncol Nurs Forum. 2007 Sep;34(5):1059-66.

2006

Tatrow K, Montgomery GH. Cognitive behavioral therapy techniques for distress and pain in breast cancer patients: a meta-analysis. J Behav Med. 2006 Feb;29(1):17-27.  Epub 2006 Jan 7.

2004

Uitterhoeve RJ, Vernooy M, Litjens M, Potting K, Bensing J, De Mulder P, van Achterberg T. Psychosocial interventions for patients with advanced cancer - a systematic review of the literature. Br J Cancer. 2004 Sep 13;91(6):1050-62.

2003

Mundy EA, DuHamel KN, Montgomery GH. The efficacy of behavioral interventions for cancer treatment-related side effects. Semin Clin Neuropsychiatry. 2003 Oct;8(4):253-75.

2002

Newell SA, Sanson-Fisher RW, Savolainen NJ. Systematic review of psychological therapies for cancer patients: overview and recommendations for future research. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2002 Apr 17;94(8):558-84.

Petticrew M, Bell R, Hunter D. Influence of psychological coping on survival and recurrence in people with cancer: systematic review. BMJ. 2002 Nov 9;325(7372):1066.

Zaza C, Baine N. Cancer pain and psychosocial factors: A review of the literature. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2002 Nov;24(5):526-42.

2001

Redd WH, Montgomery GH, DuHamel KN. Behavioral intervention for cancer treatment side effects. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2001 June 6;93(11):810-23.

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2019

Dimitrov L, Moschopoulou E, Korszun A. Interventions for the Treatment of Cancer-Related Traumatic Stress Symptoms: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Psychooncology. 2019 Mar 7. doi: 10.1002/pon.5055. [Epub ahead of print]

Johannsen M, Damholdt MF, Zachariae R, Lundorff M, Farver-Vestergaard I, O'Connor M. Psychological interventions for grief in adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. J Affect Disord. 2019 Jun 15;253:69-86. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2019.04.065. Epub 2019 Apr 10.

Shepard MD, Perepezko K, Broen MPG, Hinkle JT, Butala A, Mills KA, Nanavati J, Fischer NM, Nestadt P, Pontone G. Suicide in Parkinson's disease. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2019 Jan 19. pii: jnnp-2018-319815. doi: 10.1136/jnnp-2018-319815. [Epub ahead of print]

2016

Ball H, Moore S, Leary A. A systematic literature review comparing the psychological care needs of patients with mesothelioma and advanced lung cancer. Eur J Oncol Nurs. 2016 Dec;25:62-67. Epub 2016 Oct 12.

Jaffray L. Bridgman H. Stephens M. Skinner T. Evaluating the effects of mindfulness-based interventions for informal palliative caregivers: A systematic literature review. Palliat Med. 2016 Feb;30(2):117-31. doi: 10.1177/0269216315600331. Epub 2015 Aug 17.

2012

Annunziata MA, Giovannini L, Muzzatti B. Assessing the body image: relevance, application and instruments for oncological settings. Support Care Cancer. 2012 May;20(5):901-7.Epub 2011 Dec 12.

Carey M, Lambert S, Smits R, Paul C, Sanson-Fisher R, Clinton-McHarg T. The unfulfilled promise: a systematic review of interventions to reduce the unmet supportive care needs of cancer patients. Support Care Cancer. 2012 Feb;20(2):207-19. Epub 2011 Nov 17.

Thewes B, Butow P, Zachariae R, Christensen S, Simard S, Gotay C. Fear of cancer recurrence: a systematic literature review of self-report measures. Psychooncology. 2012 Jun;21(6):571-87. doi: 10.1002/pon.2070. Epub 2011 Oct 21.

2009

Barskova T, Oesterreich R. Post-traumatic growth in people living with a serious medical condition and its relations to physical and mental health: a systematic review. Disabil Rehabil. 2009;31(21):1709-33.

Henoch I, Danielson E. Existential concerns among patients with cancer and interventions to meet them: an integrative literature review. Psychooncology. 2009 Mar;18(3):225-36.

Lehto RH, Stein KF. Death anxiety: an analysis of an evolving concept. Res Theory Nurs Pract. 2009;23(1):23-41.

2008

LeMay K, Wilson KG. Treatment of existential distress in life threatening illness: a review of manualized interventions. Clin Psychol Rev. 2008 Mar;28(3):472-93. Epub 2007 Aug 7. 


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