Psychosocial interventions have generally been defined as nonpharmacologic interventions that include a variety of psychological and educational components.
Typical components include relaxation training, cognitive and behavioral coping strategies, cancer education/information sessions, and group social support.
Interventions have included various combinations of these components, have varied in length (single session to multiple weekly sessions), and have been administered in both individual and group formats.
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