Poster Session  |   July 2015
Addressing Treatment Fear and Worry Among Head and Neck Cancer Patients
Author Affiliations
  • Grand Valley State University
Article Information
Health and Wellness / Prevention and Intervention
Poster Session   |   July 2015
Addressing Treatment Fear and Worry Among Head and Neck Cancer Patients
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2015, Vol. 69, 6911515232p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-PO7023
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2015, Vol. 69, 6911515232p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-PO7023
Abstract

Date Presented 4/18/2015

Head and neck cancer patients (N = 41) completed in-depth interviews regarding fear and worry about treatment. Changes in appearance, resources, or relationships as well as pain, suffering, and exacerbation of other health concerns were cited as the most feared or worrisome aspects of treatment.