Mindfulness for the self-management of fatigue, anxiety, and depression in women with metastatic breast cancer: a mixed methods feasibility study.
Bottom Line: Participants found the course acceptable and reported many cumulative and ongoing benefits.MBSR was acceptable to MBC patients, who perceived benefits such as improved anxiety and QoL; but the MBSR course requires a considerable time commitment.There is scope to tailor the intervention so that it is less intensive.
Affiliation: University of Southampton, Southampton, England C.G.Eyles@soton.ac.uk.Show MeSH
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Mentions: The mean scores and standard deviations for the primary variable, BFI, and for the other main variables, HADS Depression, HADS Anxiety, TMS Curiosity, and TMS Decentering, at baseline weeks 4 and 8 during treatment, and at weeks 16 and 24, are shown in Table 2. The mean scores over the study period are illustrated in Figure 2.
Affiliation: University of Southampton, Southampton, England C.G.Eyles@soton.ac.uk.