A study has been carried out into the feasibility and acceptability of CASA (Collaborative Care to Alleviate Symptoms and Adjust to Illness) – an intervention designed to improve symptoms and quality of life by integrating palliative and psychosocial care into chronic care.
A new study of 2,717 couples by researchers at the University of Michigan finds that not only did 31% of marriages involving at least one sick partner end in divorce, but the risk of separation for older couples was higher when the wife, not her husband, was ill.
Australia- The Conversation
Steve Ellen, Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Monash University, writes this opinion piece about the debate on legalising assisted suicide in Australia.
The US Food and Drug Administration is requiring labels of all long-acting opioids to say they should be used strictly for patients in severe pain, a response to surging overdoses and deaths each year from the widely used pain medicines.
Blog post on the meaningful connections made between patients and their oncologist.