Self-management associated with fatigue in patients with advanced cancer : a prospective longitudinal study
Chan, Raymond (2014) Self-management associated with fatigue in patients with advanced cancer : a prospective longitudinal study. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
Cancer-related fatigue is one of the most distressing symptoms experienced by patients with advanced cancer. This doctoral study identified that patients with advanced cancer commonly use a number of self-management strategies in response to fatigue, although these strategies had varying levels of effectiveness in reducing the symptom. The study identified that enhancing self-efficacy and managing depressive symptoms are important factors to consider in the design of future interventions to support fatigue self-management.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD)|
|Supervisor:||Yates, Patsy & McCarthy, Alexandra|
|Additional Information:||Recipient of 2014 Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award.|
|Keywords:||Advanced Cancer, Cancer-Related Fatigue, Longitudinal Study, Metastatic Cancer, Self-efficacy, Self-management Behaviours, Self-management Support, Symptom Management, ODTA|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Nursing
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||08 May 2014 01:56|
|Last Modified:||10 Sep 2015 02:18|
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