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  1. Authors

J.I. Bisson, DM, MRCPsych, Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist.

H.L. Chubb, MBBCh, MRCPsych, MSc, Consultant Psychiatrist.

S. Bennett, RGN, Research Nurse.

M. Mason, MD, FRCP, FRCR, Professor of Clinical Oncology.

D. Jones, MS, FRCS(Urol).

H. Kynaston, MD, FRCS(Urol).


Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale


quality of life


General Health Questionnaire


Impact of Event Scale-Revised


visual analogue scale.