T need for a large variety of psychosocial interventions is enhanced as increasing numbers of patients with cancer have longer survival. This article reviews the four interventions used most commonly: (1) education, (2) behavioral training, (3) individual psychotherapy, and (4) group interventions. It examines the outcomes of each type of intervention. This comprehensive review of the intervention literature reveals the availability of a wide range of options for patients with cancer and their potential psychological and physical health benefits.
Fawzy FI, Fawzy NW, Arndt LA, Pasnau RO. Critical Review of Psychosocial Interventions in Cancer Care. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1995;52(2):100-113. doi:10.1001/archpsyc.1995.03950140018003