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Sleep problems in cancer patients: prevalence and association with distress and pain.

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BACKGROUND: Although it is increasingly recognized that cancer patients often have sleep problems, we lack data on their prevalence and associations in representative clinical populations. We aimed to determine (i) the prevalence of sleep problems amongst outpatients of a cancer centre and (ii) the association with medical variables, emotional distress and pain. METHODS: Secondary analysis of self-report and medical data on 2862 cancer centre outpatients. Sleep problems were identified using ...

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10.1002/pon.2004

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
Psycho-oncology
Volume:
21
Issue:
9
Pages:
1003-1009
Publication date:
2012-09-01
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EISSN:
1099-1611
ISSN:
1057-9249
Source identifiers:
179220

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