With regard to the usefulness of Life Review Intervention (LRI) in enhancing cancer patients’ psychological well-being, the emphasis has begun to shift. For a study, researchers sought to provide the demographic with a supplementary therapy; the method has now started to be integrated into hospital settings. The current systematic review attempted to summarize the feasibility studies conducted on LRI among cancer patients.

The databases PubMed, ScienceDirect, PsychArticles, Scopus, Psychology and Behavioral Science Collection, Cochrane, EBSCO, and others were used to perform the literature search. Based on the established inclusion criteria, relevant papers were chosen, and data extraction focused on the research design, intervention method, feasibility, and psychological outcome measures.

The search turned up 8,627 publications, from which we removed respondents who were also getting other types of psychiatric treatment. Eight were chosen for assessment. The remaining interventions were carried out using the conventional intervention, while 4 were integrated interventions. The number of cancer patients in the sample ranged from 5 to 90. According to recruiting capacity, participant retention rate, acceptance and satisfaction, intervention implementation, and evaluation of intervention outcome measures, all assessed publications exhibited optimal feasibility. But the vast majority stical significance.

Given the high level of acceptance and the availability of resources, LRI can be adopted among cancer patients. The preliminary information on the intervention’s viability was highlighted in the current evaluation.

Reference: jpsmjournal.com/article/S0885-3924(22)00832-6/fulltext