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Efficacy of a minimal home-based psychoeducative intervention versus usual care for managing anxiety and dyspnoea in patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a randomised controlled trial protocol.

Bove DG, Overgaard D, Lomborg K, Lindhardt BØ, Midtgaard J - BMJ Open (2015)

Bottom Line: Anxiety is associated with an impaired quality of life and increased hospital admissions.Untreated comorbid anxiety can have devastating consequences for both patients and their relatives.The intervention is based on a manual, with a theoretical foundation in cognitive-behavioural therapy and psychoeducation.

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Affiliation: Department of Pulmonary and Infectious Diseases, Copenhagen University Hospital, Nordsjælland, Hillerød, Denmark.

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Mentions: Patients with a confirmed COPD diagnosis, who were classified as category C or D according to the Global Initiative for Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD),18 had an HADS-A subscale score of ≥8 and were willing to participate and able to provide written consent, were eligible for participation. Exclusion criteria were patients with HADS-A subscale score of <8, a psychiatric diagnosis, pulmonary cancer or involvement in a different interventional clinical trial. A preliminary diagram that shows the participant's flow through each stage of the randomised trial is illustrated in figure 1.


Efficacy of a minimal home-based psychoeducative intervention versus usual care for managing anxiety and dyspnoea in patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a randomised controlled trial protocol.

Bove DG, Overgaard D, Lomborg K, Lindhardt BØ, Midtgaard J - BMJ Open (2015)

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BMJOPEN2015008031F1: Flow chart.
Mentions: Patients with a confirmed COPD diagnosis, who were classified as category C or D according to the Global Initiative for Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD),18 had an HADS-A subscale score of ≥8 and were willing to participate and able to provide written consent, were eligible for participation. Exclusion criteria were patients with HADS-A subscale score of <8, a psychiatric diagnosis, pulmonary cancer or involvement in a different interventional clinical trial. A preliminary diagram that shows the participant's flow through each stage of the randomised trial is illustrated in figure 1.

Bottom Line: Anxiety is associated with an impaired quality of life and increased hospital admissions.Untreated comorbid anxiety can have devastating consequences for both patients and their relatives.The intervention is based on a manual, with a theoretical foundation in cognitive-behavioural therapy and psychoeducation.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Pulmonary and Infectious Diseases, Copenhagen University Hospital, Nordsjælland, Hillerød, Denmark.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus