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The relationship between health status, social support, psychological symptoms and coping skills in patients receiving chemotherapy in a Thai context

Sukmak, Vatinee (2000) The relationship between health status, social support, psychological symptoms and coping skills in patients receiving chemotherapy in a Thai context. PhD thesis, Victoria University of Technology.

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Abstract

This study examined the relationship between health status, social support, psychological symptoms and coping skills in patients receiving chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy in Thailand. The convenience sample consisted of 249 patients receiving chemotherapy in the initial test and 158 receiving chemotherapy in the second test. Also, a total of 209 patients receiving radiotherapy participated in the study.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD thesis)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Chemotherapy, Thailand, cancer therapy, patient support, cancer patients
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1112 Oncology and Carcinogenesis
FOR Classification > 1701 Psychology
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Social Sciences and Psychology
Depositing User: VU Library
Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2010 06:09
Last Modified: 23 May 2013 16:43
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/15341
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