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Maintaining quality of life after prostate cancer diagnosis


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Title: Maintaining quality of life after prostate cancer diagnosis
Authors: Thorsteinsdottir, Thordis
E-mail: thordis.thorsteinsdottir@gmail.com
thordis.thorsteinsdottir@gu.se
Issue Date: 30-Sep-2011
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Clincial Sciences. Department of Oncology
Parts of work: I. Thorsteinsdottir T, Stranne J, Carlsson S, Anderberg B, Björholt I, Damber JE, Hugosson J, Wilderäng U, Wiklund P, Steineck G, Haglind E. LAPPRO: A prospective multi-centre comparative study of robot-assisted laparoscopic and retropubic radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer. Scand J Urol Nephrol. 2011; 45(2);102-12 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21114378;
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II. Thorsteinsdottir T, Hedelin M, Stranne J, Valdimarsdóttir H, Wilderäng U, Haglind E, Steineck G. Intrusive thoughts and quality of life among men with prostate cancer before and three months after surgery – Data from the prospective LAPPRO trial. Submitted manuscript

III. Thorsteinsdottir T, Valdimarsdóttir H, Stranne J, Wilderäng U, Haglind E, Steineck G. Care-related predictors for negative intrusive thoughts after prostate cancer diagnosis – Data from the prospective LAPPRO Trial. Submitted manuscript.

IV. Thorsteinsdottir T, Valdimarsdóttir H, Stranne J, Wilderäng U, Haglind E, Steineck G. Thoughts about one’s own death when diagnosed with clinically localized prostate cancer. Unpublished manuscript.
Date of Defence: 2011-10-21
Disputation: Fredagen den 21 oktober 2011, kl. 13:30, Sahlgrens aula, Sahlgrenska universitetssjukhuset, Blå stråket 5
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: prostate cancer
quality of life
clinical trial
intrusive thoughts
psychological adaptation
thoughts about own death
Abstract: Knowledge of real-life factors that are associated with men’s self-assessed quality of life after prostate-cancer diagnosis could improve the support from health-care professionals in maintaining the men’s quality of life. Sudden, unwelcome and repetitive thoughts about a traumatic event – intrusive thoughts – constitute one factor of post-traumatic stress disorder. Recurrent thoughts of death, not just fear of dying, are one indicator for depressive disorder. Prior research suggests that psyc... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8337-9
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/26275
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