Psychosocial aspects of living with non-cancer-related lymphoedema
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Psychosocial aspects of living with non-cancer-related lymphoedema

Dominic Upton Head of psychological sciences, Institute of Health and Society, University of Worcester, Worcester
Kazia Solowiej Research assistant, Psychological sciences, Institute of Health and Society, University of Worcester, Worcester

Lymphoedema is a chronic condition that causes swelling, pain, altered appearance and reduced mobility. Little is known about the psychosocial effects. This review aims to identify psychosocial aspects of living with non-cancer-related lymphoedema, as such information is not readily available to healthcare professionals or patients.

Nursing Standard. 25, 33,51-58. doi: 10.7748/ns2011.04.25.33.51.c8466

Correspondence

d.upton@worc.ac.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review