publication . Other literature type . 2017

PSA testing anxiety, psychological morbidity, and PSA utility in the management of prostate cancer.

Micsunescu, Anamaria Elia;
  • Published: 14 Feb 2017
  • Publisher: Monash University
Abstract
Anecdotal reports from urologists and medical oncologists have suggested that patients with prostate cancer (PCa) often present with anxiety related to ongoing monitoring of their PSA levels as part of their disease management. The purpose of the current study, therefore, was to determine the prevalence and severity of prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing anxiety in a population of patients with either localised or metastatic PCa living in Australia. Other aspects of psychological morbidity associated with monitoring PSA levels and the impact of PSA utility (i.e., attitudes and beliefs towards PSA testing from the patient's perspective) on PSA testing anxiety...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: urologic and male genital diseases
free text keywords: Uncategorized, prostate cancer, trait anxiety, psa testing anxiety, monash:118450, thesis(doctorate), psa, ethesis-20130522-151447, psychological morbidity, restricted access, 1959.1/860177, 2012
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publication . Other literature type . 2017

PSA testing anxiety, psychological morbidity, and PSA utility in the management of prostate cancer.

Micsunescu, Anamaria Elia;