Anxiety/fear were the most common emotions (48.4%), followed by sadness (35.5%) and anger/frustration (16.1%). More than half of the emotions related to the patient’s feelings (53.6%) and 41.9% to the own emotions of the next of kin. What are the ...

Many chronic diseases are caused by a short list of risk behaviors: tobacco use and exposure to second-hand smoke. Malnutrition, including diets low in fruit and vegetables and high in sodium and saturated fats. Lack of physical activity. What time ...

Being diagnosed with a chronic illness can be very stressful and long lasting – everything from fatigue and fear to guilt and anger over the needs of family and friends . Feelings of despair and sadness are also very common ...