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Title: Study protocol of a randomized controlled trial comparing integrative body-mind-spirit intervention and cognitive behavioral therapy in fostering quality of life of patients with lung cancer and their family caregivers
Authors: Dr. LAU Hi Po, Bobo 
Chow, Amy Y. M. 
Wong, Daniel F. K. 
Chan, Jessie S. M. 
Chan, Celia H. Y. 
Ho, Rainbow T. H. 
Issue Date: 2018
Source: Journal of Evidence-Informed Social Work, 2018, vol. 15(3), pp. 258-276.
Journal: Journal of Evidence-Informed Social Work 
Abstract: Compared to cancers at other sites, lung cancer often results in greater psychosocial distress to both the patients and their caregivers, due to the poor prognosis and survival rate, as well as the heavy symptom burden. In recent years, making protocols of proposed or on-going studies publicly available via clinical trial registries and/or peer-reviewed journals has benefited health sciences with timely communication of the latest research trends and improved transparency in reporting. However, such practice is yet to be a common sight in evidence-informed social work. Hence, this paper discusses the value of publishing protocols in social work research and presents the protocol of a randomized controlled trial that compares the effectiveness of integrative body-mind-spirit intervention with cognitive behavioral therapy for enhancing quality of life of patients with lung cancer and their family caregivers. The data collection process was still on-going at the time of manuscript submission.
Type: Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11861/5683
ISSN: 2640-8066
DOI: 10.1080/23761407.2018.1435325
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