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Table 1 Summary of the study’s instruments and the observation points at which they will be used

From: U-CARE: Internet-based stepped care with interactive support and cognitive behavioral therapy for reduction of anxiety and depressive symptoms in cancer - a clinical trial protocol

Instrument Observation points
HADS At baseline and at 1, 4, 7, 10, 18 and 24 months
MADRS-S At baseline and at 10 months
STAI-S At baseline and at 10 months
ESSI At baseline
NLEs At baseline
EROS At baseline and at 10 months
PCL-C At baseline and at 10, 18 and 24 months
EORTC QLQ-C30 At baseline and at 1, 4, 7, 10, 18 and 24 months
EORTC QLQ-BR231 At baseline and at 1, 4, 7, 10, 18 and 24 months
EORTC QLQ-PR251 At baseline and at 1, 4, 7, 10, 18 and 24 months
EORTC QLQ-CR291 At baseline and at 1, 4, 7, 10, 18 and 24 months
FACIT-F At baseline and at 1, 4, 7, 10, 18 and 24 months
ISI At baseline and at 1, 4, 7, 10, 18 and 24 months
PTGI-SF At 10 months
Health economic questionnaire At 1, 4, 7, 10, 18 and 24 months
EQ-5D At 2 weeks and 1, 4, 7, 10, 18 and 24 months
Patient satisfaction questionnaire At 1, 4 and 10 months
Internet use questionnaire At 1, 4, 7, 10, 18 and 24 months
Knowledge and strategies questionnaire At 2 weeks and 1 and 10 months
  1. EORTC QLQ European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) Quality of Life Questionnaire, EQ-5D Euroqol 5D, EROS Environmental Reward Observation Scale, ESSI Enriched Social Support Inventory, FACIT-F Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy: Fatigue, HADS Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale, ISI Insomnia Severity Index, MADRS-S Montgomery-Åsberg Depression Rating Scale – Self-Report, NLEs Negative Life Events questionnaire, PCL-C Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Checklist – civilian version, PTGI-SF Post-Traumatic Growth Inventory, Short Form, QLQ-Br25 Quality of Life Questionnaire with diagnosis-specific modules for breast cancer, QLQ-C30 Quality of Life Questionnaire, Core 30, QLQ-CR29 Quality of Life Questionnaire with diagnosis-specific modules for colorectal cancer, QLQ-PR25 Quality of Life Questionnaire with diagnosis-specific modules for prostate cancer, STAI-S State-Trait Anxiety Inventory – State anxiety subscale.
  2. 1 = if appropriate.