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Telephone Interpersonal Counseling With Women With Breast Cancer: Symptom Management and Quality of Life

Terry Badger
Chris Segrin
Paula Meek
Ana Maria Lopez
Elizabeth Bonham
Amelia Sieger
ONF 2005, 32(2), 273-279 DOI: 10.1188/05.ONF.273-279

Purpose/Objectives: To examine the effectiveness of a telephone interpersonal counseling (TIP-C) intervention compared to a usual care attentional control for symptom management (depression and fatigue) and quality of life (positive and negative affect, stress) for women with breast cancer.

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