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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction on breast cancer symptoms: systematic review and meta-analysis

Flavia Del Castanhel ORCID logo , Rafaela Liberali ORCID logo

DOI: 10.31744/einstein_journal/2018RW4383

ABSTRACT Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction practices increase the capacity for concentration and attention, and these practices are particularly effective for people with breast cancer. To analyze the effects of the application of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction on breast cancer symptoms. Systematic review and meta-analysis were carried out. To find suitable studies, the PubMed/ MEDLINE database was searched using the keywords “breast cancer” and “Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction”. Studies included were published between 2013 and 2017, written in English and showed methodological quality through […]

Patients with endometriosis using positive coping strategies have less depression, stress and pelvic pain

Lilian Donatti, Denise Gimenez Ramos, Marina de Paula Andres, Leigh Jonathan Passman, Sérgio Podgaec

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017AO3911

ABSTRACT Objective To determine the correlations between coping strategies, depression, stress levels and pain perception in patients with endometriosis. Methods This prospective and exploratory study included 171 women undergoing treatment for endometriosis between April and August 2014. The questionnaires used were Brief COPE, Beck Depression Inventory, Lipp’s Stress Symptom Inventory for Adults and Visual Analogue Scale. Clinical data were collected from electronic medical records. Results Patients with endometriosis who used positive coping strategies had better adaptation to stress (p

Chronic psychological stress and its impact on the development of aggressive breast cancer

Thayse Fachin Cormanique, Lirane Elize Defante Ferreto de Almeida, Cynthia Alba Rech, Daniel Rech, Ana Cristina da Silva do Amaral Herrera, Carolina Panis

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082015AO3344

ObjectiveTo investigate the clinicopathological findings of women diagnosed with breast cancer and study the impact of chronic psychological stress on the pathological characteristics of these tumors.MethodsWe investigated a cohort composed of women diagnosed with breast cancer and divided into two groups. One group was categorized as presenting with chronic psychological stress (by using the Self-Reporting Questionnaire − SRQ-20). Another group of women with breast cancer, but with no previous history of chronic psychological stress, comprised the Control Group. Clinical and […]

Psychological distress in survivors of the 2010 Haiti earthquake

Melissa Simon Guimaro, Milton Steinman, Ana Merzel Kernkraut, Oscar Fernando Pavão dos Santos, Shirley Silva Lacerda

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000100004

Objective:To investigate the presence of depression and anxiety symptoms in survivors of the Haiti earthquake who were assisted by a healthcare team from the Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, and to evaluate the impact that losing a family member during this catastrophe could have on the development of these symptoms.METHODS:Forty survivors of the Haiti earthquake who were assisted by the healthcare team between February and March of 2010 were included in this study. All subjects underwent a semi-structured interview. The group […]

Physical activity and stress coping in the elderly

Fernando de Andréa, Fernanda Varkala Lanuez, Adriana Nunes Machado, Wilson Jacob Filho

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082010AO1549

ABSTRACT Objective: To analyze the value of a physical activity program on stress coping of the elderly. Methods: Intervention study with a group of 18 elderly people referred by the Geriatric Service of the Hospital das Clinicas of the Universidade de Sao Paulo, who attended a supervised exercise program, evaluated by the human activity profile and the coping questionnaire. Results: In the coping and functional performance scales, increased stress coping capacity and improvement of daily activities were found after exposure […]