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18 Developing a Facilitated Self-Help Psychological Therapy for Palliative Care Patients
  1. John Galfin
  1. University of Exeter and Hospiscare

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Introduction: Research suggests that palliative care patients and their carers have high levels of psychological distress. However, whilst there is evidence of effectiveness of psychological therapies in cancer care, there is a paucity of research of psychological therapies in relation to palliative care. We hypothesised that rumination or recurrent dwelling is elevated in palliative care patients because: (a) rumination is triggered …

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