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.

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)
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/15341
Subjects Current > FOR Classification > 1112 Oncology and Carcinogenesis
Current > FOR Classification > 1701 Psychology
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Social Sciences and Psychology
Keywords Chemotherapy, Thailand, cancer therapy, patient support, cancer patients
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