26th APS Annual Convention: Mark Your Calendar (San Francisco, CA, USA - May 22-25, 2014)

Poster

The Role of Positive Affective Experiences in a Randomized Trial for Cancer-Related Fatigue

Poster Session XVI - Board: XVI- 005
Sunday, May 25, 2014, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
APS Exhibit Hall-Grand Ballroom

Natalie Nusinow
Butler University

Paige Poure
Butler University

Shelley Johns
Indiana University School of Medicine

Linda Brown
Indiana University School of Medicine

Kathleen Beck-Coon
Indiana University School of Medicine

Patrick Monahan
Indiana University School of Medicine

Yan Tong
Indiana University School of Medicine

Kurt Kroenke
Indiana University School of Medicine

R. Brian Giesler
Butler University

Cancer survivors with persistent fatigue were randomized to an eight week mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR) intervention or to a psycho-educational support group. Participants experiencing high levels of positive affective experiences appeared to have benefitted the most from the interventions, although this effect was stronger in the support group.

 

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