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Web-Based Tailored Psychoeducation for Breast Cancer Patients at the Onset of the Survivorship Phase: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial

Admiraal, J. M., van der Velden, A. W. G., Geerling, J. I., Burgerhof, J. G. M., Bouma, G., Walenkamp, A. M. E., de Vries, E. G. E., Schroeder, C. P. & Reyners, A. K. L., Oct-2017, In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 54, 4, p. 466-475 10 p.

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Admiraal, J. M., van der Velden, A. W. G., Geerling, J. I., Burgerhof, J. G. M., Bouma, G., Walenkamp, A. M. E., ... Reyners, A. K. L. (2017). Web-Based Tailored Psychoeducation for Breast Cancer Patients at the Onset of the Survivorship Phase: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 54(4), 466-475. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.07.009

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Admiraal, Jolien M. ; van der Velden, Annette W. G. ; Geerling, Jenske I. ; Burgerhof, Johannes G. M. ; Bouma, Grietje ; Walenkamp, Annemiek M. E. ; de Vries, Elisabeth G. E. ; Schroeder, Carolien P. ; Reyners, Anna K. L. / Web-Based Tailored Psychoeducation for Breast Cancer Patients at the Onset of the Survivorship Phase : A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial. In: Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 2017 ; Vol. 54, No. 4. pp. 466-475.

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Admiraal, JM, van der Velden, AWG, Geerling, JI, Burgerhof, JGM, Bouma, G, Walenkamp, AME, de Vries, EGE, Schroeder, CP & Reyners, AKL 2017, 'Web-Based Tailored Psychoeducation for Breast Cancer Patients at the Onset of the Survivorship Phase: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial', Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, vol. 54, no. 4, pp. 466-475. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.07.009

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Web-Based Tailored Psychoeducation for Breast Cancer Patients at the Onset of the Survivorship Phase : A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial. / Admiraal, Jolien M.; van der Velden, Annette W. G.; Geerling, Jenske I.; Burgerhof, Johannes G. M.; Bouma, Grietje; Walenkamp, Annemiek M. E.; de Vries, Elisabeth G. E.; Schroeder, Carolien P.; Reyners, Anna K. L.

In: Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, Vol. 54, No. 4, 10.2017, p. 466-475.

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Admiraal JM, van der Velden AWG, Geerling JI, Burgerhof JGM, Bouma G, Walenkamp AME et al. Web-Based Tailored Psychoeducation for Breast Cancer Patients at the Onset of the Survivorship Phase: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 2017 Oct;54(4):466-475. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.07.009


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@article{91327274a85b4ce681db2702a3697ab5,
title = "Web-Based Tailored Psychoeducation for Breast Cancer Patients at the Onset of the Survivorship Phase: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial",
abstract = "Context. Many breast cancer patients have unmet informational and psychosocial needs after treatment completion. A psychoeducational intervention may be well suited to support these patients.Objectives. The purpose of this multicenter randomized controlled trial was to examine the effectiveness of a web-based tailored psychoeducational program (ENCOURAGE) for breast cancer patients, which aims to empower patients to take control over prevailing problems.Methods. Female breast cancer patients from two hospitals in The Netherlands who recently completed (neo-)adjuvant chemotherapy were randomly assigned to standard care or 12-week access to the ENCOURAGE program providing fully automated information problem-solving strategies, resources, and services for reported problems. At six and 12 weeks, patients completed self-report questions on optimism and control over the future (primary outcome), feelings of being informed, and acceptance of the illness. At baseline and 12 weeks, distress and quality of life questionnaires were completed.Results. About 138 patients were included. Almost all patients (67 of 69) visited ENCOURAGE as requested. No differences between the control and intervention group were observed for primary and secondary outcomes. An unplanned subgroup analysis showed that in clinically distressed patients (N = 57 at baseline; 41{\%}), use of the ENCOURAGE program increased optimism and control over the future at 12 weeks more than in patients in the control group (Cohen's d = 0.65).Conclusion. Although the effectiveness was not demonstrated, a subgroup of women treated for breast cancer can probably be supported by the program. The results of the present study are a starting point for further development and use of the program.",
keywords = "Web, breast cancer, psychoeducation, self-care, QUALITY-OF-LIFE, PSYCHOLOGICAL ADJUSTMENT, DISTRESS THERMOMETER, SUPPORT GROUPS, 1ST YEAR, DIAGNOSIS, WOMEN, PARTICIPATION, INTERVENTION, TRANSITION",
author = "Admiraal, {Jolien M.} and {van der Velden}, {Annette W. G.} and Geerling, {Jenske I.} and Burgerhof, {Johannes G. M.} and Grietje Bouma and Walenkamp, {Annemiek M. E.} and {de Vries}, {Elisabeth G. E.} and Schroeder, {Carolien P.} and Reyners, {Anna K. L.}",
note = "Copyright {\circledC} 2017 American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.",
year = "2017",
month = "10",
doi = "10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.07.009",
language = "English",
volume = "54",
pages = "466--475",
journal = "Journal of Pain and Symptom Management",
issn = "0885-3924",
publisher = "ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC",
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RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - Web-Based Tailored Psychoeducation for Breast Cancer Patients at the Onset of the Survivorship Phase

T2 - A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial

AU - Admiraal, Jolien M.

AU - van der Velden, Annette W. G.

AU - Geerling, Jenske I.

AU - Burgerhof, Johannes G. M.

AU - Bouma, Grietje

AU - Walenkamp, Annemiek M. E.

AU - de Vries, Elisabeth G. E.

AU - Schroeder, Carolien P.

AU - Reyners, Anna K. L.

N1 - Copyright © 2017 American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

PY - 2017/10

Y1 - 2017/10

N2 - Context. Many breast cancer patients have unmet informational and psychosocial needs after treatment completion. A psychoeducational intervention may be well suited to support these patients.Objectives. The purpose of this multicenter randomized controlled trial was to examine the effectiveness of a web-based tailored psychoeducational program (ENCOURAGE) for breast cancer patients, which aims to empower patients to take control over prevailing problems.Methods. Female breast cancer patients from two hospitals in The Netherlands who recently completed (neo-)adjuvant chemotherapy were randomly assigned to standard care or 12-week access to the ENCOURAGE program providing fully automated information problem-solving strategies, resources, and services for reported problems. At six and 12 weeks, patients completed self-report questions on optimism and control over the future (primary outcome), feelings of being informed, and acceptance of the illness. At baseline and 12 weeks, distress and quality of life questionnaires were completed.Results. About 138 patients were included. Almost all patients (67 of 69) visited ENCOURAGE as requested. No differences between the control and intervention group were observed for primary and secondary outcomes. An unplanned subgroup analysis showed that in clinically distressed patients (N = 57 at baseline; 41%), use of the ENCOURAGE program increased optimism and control over the future at 12 weeks more than in patients in the control group (Cohen's d = 0.65).Conclusion. Although the effectiveness was not demonstrated, a subgroup of women treated for breast cancer can probably be supported by the program. The results of the present study are a starting point for further development and use of the program.

AB - Context. Many breast cancer patients have unmet informational and psychosocial needs after treatment completion. A psychoeducational intervention may be well suited to support these patients.Objectives. The purpose of this multicenter randomized controlled trial was to examine the effectiveness of a web-based tailored psychoeducational program (ENCOURAGE) for breast cancer patients, which aims to empower patients to take control over prevailing problems.Methods. Female breast cancer patients from two hospitals in The Netherlands who recently completed (neo-)adjuvant chemotherapy were randomly assigned to standard care or 12-week access to the ENCOURAGE program providing fully automated information problem-solving strategies, resources, and services for reported problems. At six and 12 weeks, patients completed self-report questions on optimism and control over the future (primary outcome), feelings of being informed, and acceptance of the illness. At baseline and 12 weeks, distress and quality of life questionnaires were completed.Results. About 138 patients were included. Almost all patients (67 of 69) visited ENCOURAGE as requested. No differences between the control and intervention group were observed for primary and secondary outcomes. An unplanned subgroup analysis showed that in clinically distressed patients (N = 57 at baseline; 41%), use of the ENCOURAGE program increased optimism and control over the future at 12 weeks more than in patients in the control group (Cohen's d = 0.65).Conclusion. Although the effectiveness was not demonstrated, a subgroup of women treated for breast cancer can probably be supported by the program. The results of the present study are a starting point for further development and use of the program.

KW - Web

KW - breast cancer

KW - psychoeducation

KW - self-care

KW - QUALITY-OF-LIFE

KW - PSYCHOLOGICAL ADJUSTMENT

KW - DISTRESS THERMOMETER

KW - SUPPORT GROUPS

KW - 1ST YEAR

KW - DIAGNOSIS

KW - WOMEN

KW - PARTICIPATION

KW - INTERVENTION

KW - TRANSITION

U2 - 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.07.009

DO - 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.07.009

M3 - Article

VL - 54

SP - 466

EP - 475

JO - Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

JF - Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

SN - 0885-3924

IS - 4

ER -

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