- Volume 16 Issue 3
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Prevalence of Anxiety May Not be Elevated in Thai Ovarian Cancer Patients Following Treatment
- Chittrakul, Saranya (Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University) ;
- Charoenkwan, Kittipat (Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University) ;
- Wongpakaran, Nahathai (Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University)
- Published : 2015.03.04
Background: To compare prevalence of anxiety in ovarian cancer patients following primary treatment to that of normal women and to examine predicting factor. Materials and Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 56 ovarian cancer patients who had primary surgical treatment within the past five years (cancer group) and 56 age-matched women who attended an outpatient clinic for check-ups (non-cancer group) were recruited from June 2013 to January 2014. The hospital anxiety and depression scale (HADS), was used to determine anxiety level of the participants with the score of
Supported by : Higher Education Commission
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