University of California, San Diego, La Jolla;
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md
Objectives: To study the prevalence of psychological distress in patients with head and neck cancers and to identify the specific stressors.
Design: In a cross-sectional study, patients in varying stages of the disease process completed the Basic Symptom Inventory (BSI) during outpatient registration.
Schultzel M, Robins-Sadler G, Clark KL, Loscalzo M, Weisman R, Zabora J. P048 The Risk Factors Associated With Psychological Distress in Patients With Head and Neck Cancer. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;132(8):874-875. doi:10.1001/archotol.132.8.874-c