Journal article

Development, feasibility and usability of an online psychological intervention for men with prostate cancer: My Road Ahead

AC Wootten, JAM Abbott, K Chisholm, DW Austin, B Klein, M McCabe, DG Murphy, AJ Costello

Internet Interventions | Published : 2014

Abstract

Men with prostate cancer are not routinely offered psychosocial support despite strong evidence that being diagnosed with prostate cancer poses significant quality of life concerns and places the patient at elevated risk of developing a range of mental health disorders. The objective of this study was to develop an online psychological intervention for men with prostate cancer and to pilot test the feasibility and acceptability of the intervention. Development of the intervention involved a multidisciplinary collaboration, adapting face-to-face and group intervention strategies for an online format. The full online intervention and moderated forum were pilot tested with 64 participants who w..

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