Sexual satisfaction, anxiety, depression and quality of life among Turkish colorectal cancer patients [Izmir Oncology Group (IZOG) study]

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Akyol M., Ulger E., Alacacioglu A., Kucukzeybek Y., Yildiz Y., Bayoglu V., ...More

JAPANESE JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, vol.45, no.7, pp.657-664, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/jjco/hyv051
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.657-664
  • Keywords: colorectal cancer, quality of life, depression, anxiety, sexual satisfaction, LONG-TERM SURVIVORS, RECTAL-CANCER, EUROPEAN-ORGANIZATION, RISK-FACTORS, BODY-IMAGE, DYSFUNCTION, PREVALENCE, PREDICTOR, IMPACT, BREAST
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: No


Objective: Determination of psychological problems will shed light on the terms of solution and provide support to patients about these problems will ensure the patients' coherence to the treatment and will enhance the benefits they receive from treatment. In this study, we aimed to determine these psychosocial problems and the interactions with each other in colon cancer patients.