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Openness Personality Trait Associated With Benefit From a Nonpharmacological Breathlessness Intervention in People With Intrathoracic Cancer: An Exploratory Analysis

Johnson, Miriam J.; Nabb, Samantha; Booth, Sara; Kanaan, Mona

Authors

Samantha Nabb

Sara Booth

Mona Kanaan



Abstract

Context: Breathlessness is common in people with lung cancer. Non-pharmacological breathlessness interventions reduce ‘distress due to’ and increase ‘mastery over’ breathlessness.
Objectives: Identify patient characteristics associated with response to breathlessness interventions.
Methods: Exploratory secondary trial data analysis. Response defined as a 1-point improvement in 0-10 numerical rating scale of worst breathlessness/last 24 hours (Response-Worst) or a 0.5-point improvement in the Chronic Respiratory Questionnaire (CRQ) Mastery (Response-Mastery) at 4 weeks. Univariable regression explored relationships with plausible demographic, clinical and psychological variables followed by multivariable regression for associated (P-value

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date 2020-02
Journal Journal of Pain and Symptom Management
Print ISSN 0885-3924
Publisher Elsevier
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
APA6 Citation Johnson, M. J., Nabb, S., Booth, S., & Kanaan, M. (2020). Openness Personality Trait Associated With Benefit From a Nonpharmacological Breathlessness Intervention in People With Intrathoracic Cancer: An Exploratory Analysis. Journal of pain and symptom management, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.01.006
DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.01.006
Keywords Breathlessness; Dyspnea; Lung cancer; Intervention; Personality; Coping
Publisher URL https://www.jpsmjournal.com/article/S0885-3924(20)30058-0/fulltext
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