Psychological and Financial Distress Management in Adults With Acute Leukemia.

Journal Article (Review;Journal Article)


To review and summarize psychological and financial distress in adults with acute leukemia and provide evidence-based methods that nurses can apply to alleviate distress experienced by patients.

Data sources

Oncology and palliative care literature published over the past decade.


Current evidence supports the efficacy of psychosocial interventions to improve psychological well-being and reduce distress for adults undergoing treatment for leukemia.

Implications for nursing practice

Nurses play a critical role, not only in identifying patients who are experiencing impaired psychological well-being and high levels of distress, but also in providing prompt support to these patients.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Albrecht, TA; Bryant, AL

Published Date

  • December 2019

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 35 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 150952 -

PubMed ID

  • 31753705

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1878-3449

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0749-2081

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.soncn.2019.150952


  • eng