Recent Advances in Psychosocial and Behavioral Oncology

  • Denise M. Tope
  • Thomas G. Burish
Part of the Springer Series in Rehabilitation and Health book series (SSRH)

Abstract

Cancer is, in many ways, a behavioral problem. Since researchers estimate that we could prevent, or at least successfully treat, more than half of all cancers if people changed their behaviors so as to reduce risk of developing the disease and increase likelihood of early detection and treatment if it does develop (Tubiana, 1991). In addition to prevention and early detection, psychosocial and behavioral factors play a role in determining quality of life once individuals develop cancer, degree to which individuals can successfully manage some treatment-related symptoms and perhaps even outcome of treatment.

Keywords

Chemotherapy Treatment Smoking Cessation Intervention Psychosocial Oncology International Breast Cancer Study Group Chemoendocrine Therapy 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. Aaronson, N. K. (1991). Methodological issues in assessing the quality of life of cancer patients. Cancer, 67(Suppl. 3), 844–850.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Ader, R. (Ed.). (1981). Psychoneuroimmunology. New York: Academic Press.Google Scholar
  3. Bovbjerg, D. H., Redd, W. H., Maier, L. A., Holland, J. C., Lesko, L M., Niedzwiecki, D., Rubin, S. C., & Hakes, T. B. (1990). Anticipatory immune suppression and nausea in women receiving cyclic chemotherapy for ovarian cancer. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 58, 153–157.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Burish, T. G., & Carey, M. P. (1986). Conditioned aversive response in chemotherapy patients: Theoretical and developmental analysis. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 54, 593–600.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Burish, T. G., Snyder, S. L., & Jenkins, R. A. (1991). Preparing patients for cancer chemotherapy: Effect of coping preparation and relaxation interventions. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 59, 518–525.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. Carey, M. P., & Burish, T. G. (1988). Etiology and treatment of the psychological side effects associated with cancer chemotherapy: A critical review and discussion. Psychological Bulletin, 104, 307–325.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. Cassileth, B. R., Lusk, E. J., Miller, D. S., Brown, L L., & Miller, C. (1985). Psychosocial correlates of survival in advanced malignant disease? New England Journal of Medicine, 312, 1551–1555.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. Cousins, N. (1979). Anatomy of an illness as perceived by the patient: Reflections on healing and regeneration New York: Norton.Google Scholar
  9. Feldstein, M. L (1991). Quality-of-life-adjusted survival for comparing cancer treatments: A commentary on TWiST and Q-TWiST. Cancer, 67(Suppl. 3), 851–854.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. Gelber, R. D., & Goldhirsch, A. (1986). New endpoint for the assessment of adjuvant therapy in postmenopausal women with operable breast cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 4, 1772–1779.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  11. Gelber, R. D., Goldhirsch, A., Castiglione, M., Price, K., Isley, M., & Coates, A. (1987). Time without symptoms and toxicity (TWiST): A quality-of-life oriented endpoint to evaluate adjuvant therapy. In S. E. Salmon (Ed.), Adjuvant therapy of cancer (pp. 455–465). Philadelphia: Saunders.Google Scholar
  12. Gelber, R. D., Goldhirsch, A., & Cavalli, F. (1991). Quality-of-life-adjusted evaluation of adjuvant therapies for operable breast cancer: The International Breast Cancer Study Group. Annals of Internal Medicine, 114, 621–628.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. Glasgow, R. E., & Lichtenstein, E. (1987). Long-term effects of behavioral smoking cessation interventions. Behavior Therapy, 18, 297–324.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. Glasziou, P. P., Simes, R. J., & Gelber, R. D. (1990). Quality adjusted survival analysis. Statistics in Medicine, 9, 1259–1276.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. Goldhirsch, A., Gelber, R. D., Simes, R. J., Glasziou, P., Coates, A. S. (1989). Costs and benefits of adjuvant therapy in breast cancer: A quality-adjusted analysis. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 7, 36–44.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  16. Grossarth-Maticek, R., & Eysenck, H. J. (1991). Creative novation behaviour therapy as a prophylactic treatment for cancer and coronary heart disease. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 29, 1–16.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  17. House, J. S., Landis, K. R., & Umberson, D. (1988). Social relationships and health. Science, 241, 540–545.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  18. Jamison, R. N., Burish, T. G., & Wallston, K. A. (1987). Psychogenic factors in predicting survival of breast cancer patients. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 5, 768–772.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  19. Kaplan, G. A., & Reynolds, P. (1988). Depression and cancer mortality and morbidity: Prospective evidence from the Alameda County study. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 11, 1–13.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  20. Kobasa, S. C., Spinetta, J. J., Cohen, J., Crano, W. D., Hatchett, S., Kaplan, B. H., Lansky, S. B., Prout, M. N., Ruckdeschel, J. C., Siegel, R. & Wellisch, D. K. (1991). Social environment and social support. Cancer, 67, 788–793.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  21. Morrow, G. R., Asbury, R., Hammon, S., Dobkin, P., Caruso, L., Pandya, K., & Rosenthal, S. (1992). Comparing the effectiveness of behavioral treatment for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting when administered by oncologists, oncology nurses, and clinical psychologists. Health Psychology, 11(4), 250–256.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  22. Morrow, G. R., Burish, T. G., & Bellg, A. (1992). Anticipatory nausea and vomiting. In M. Martin & D. Rubioe (Eds.), Antiemetic therapy: Current status and future prospects (pp. 181–199). Madrid, Spain: Glaxo.Google Scholar
  23. Nerenz, D. R., Leventhal, H., & Love, R. R. (1982). Factors contributing to emotional distress during cancer chemotherapy. Cancer, 50, 1020–1027.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  24. Office of the Surgeon General. (1988). The health consequences of smoking: Nicotine addiction (Report No. 223-672-0). Rockville, MD: U.S. Government Printing Office.Google Scholar
  25. Peto, R., Lopez, A. D., Boreham, J., Thun, M., & Heath, C. (1992). Mortality from tobacco in developed countries: Indirect estimation from national vital statistics. Lancet, 339, 1268–1278.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  26. Pettingale, K. W., Burgess, C. & Greer, S. (1988). Psychological response to cancer diagnosis—I. Correlations with prognostic variables. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 32, 255–261.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  27. Prochaska, J. O. (1979). Symptoms of psychotherapy: A transtheoretical analysis. Homewood, IL: Dorsey Press.Google Scholar
  28. Prochaska, J. O. (1994). Strong and weak principles for progressing from precontemplation to action based on twelve problem behaviors. Health Psychology, 13, 47–51.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  29. Prochaska, J. O., & DiClemente, C. C. (1992). Stages of change in the modification of problem behaviors. In M. Hersen, R. M. Eisler, & P. M. Miller (Eds.), Progress in behavior modification (pp. 184–218). Sycamore, IL: Sycamore Press.Google Scholar
  30. Prochaska, J. O., DiClemente, C. C., Velicer, W. F., & Rossi, J. S. (1993). Standardized, individualized, interactive and personalized self-help programs for smoking cessation. Health Psychology, 12, 399–405.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  31. Prochaska, J. O., Velicer, W. F., Rossi, J. S., Goldstein, M. G., Marcus, B. H., Rakowski, W., Fiore, C., Harlow, L L., Redding, C. A., Rosenbloom, D., & Rossi, S. R. (1994). Stages of change and decisional balance for twelve problem behaviors. Health Psychology, 13, 39–46.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  32. Richardson, J. L., Zarnegar, Z., Bisno, B., & Levine, A. (1990). Psychosocial status at initiation of cancer treatment and survival. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 34, 189–201.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  33. Shiftman, S., Cassileth, B. R., Black, B. L., Buxbaum, J., Celentano, D. D., Corcoran, R. D., Gritz, E. R., Laszlo, J., Lichtenstein, E., Pechacek, T. F., Prochaska, J., & Scholefield, P. G. (1991). Working group report: Needs and recommendations for behavior research in prevention and early detection of cancer. Cancer, 67(Suppl. 3), 800–804.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  34. Siegel, B. S. (1986). Love, medicine, and miracles. New York: Harper & Row.Google Scholar
  35. Silberfarb, P. M., Andersen, K. M., Rundle, A. M., Holland, J. C., Cooper, M. R., & Mclntyre, O. R. (1991). Mood and clinical status in patients with multiple myeloma. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 9, 2219–2224.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  36. Simonton, O. C. (1992). The healing journey. New York: Bantam.Google Scholar
  37. Spiegel, D. (1991). A psychosocial intervention and survival time of patients with metastatic breast cancer. Advances. The Journal of Mind-Body Health, 7, 10–19.Google Scholar
  38. Spiegel, D. (1985). The use of hypnosis in controlling cancer pain. CA: Cancer, A Journal for Clinicians, 35, 221–223.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  39. Spiegel, D., Bloom, J. R., Kraemer, H. C., & Gottheil, E. (1989). Effect of psychosocial treatment on survival of patients with metastatic breast cancer. Lancet, 2, 888–891.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  40. Spiegel, D., Bloom, J. R., & Yalom, I. (1981). Group support for patients with metastatic cancer. Archives of General Psychiatry, 38, 527–533.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  41. Tubiana, M. (1991). Trends in primary and secondary prevention. Cancer Detection and Prevention, 15, 1–5.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  42. Zonderman, A. B., Costa, P. T., & McCrae, R. R. (1989). Depression as a risk for cancer morbidity and mortality in a nationally representative sample. Journal of the American Medical Association, 262, 1191–1195.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Denise M. Tope
    • 1
  • Thomas G. Burish
    • 2
  1. 1.Behavioral Medicine InstituteKnoxvilleUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyVanderbilt UniversityNashvilleUSA

Personalised recommendations