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Table 1 Session topics covered in MCGP-CS 1 and SGP 2

From: Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of meaning-centered group psychotherapy in cancer survivors: protocol of a randomized controlled trial

Session MCGP-CS SGP
1 Concept and sources of meaning Group member introductions
2 Meaning before and after cancer The need for support
3 The story of our life as a source of meaning: what made us who we are today Coping with the medical test and communicating with providers
4 The story of our life as a source of meaning: things we have done and want to do in the future Coping with family and friends
5 Attitudinal sources of meaning: encountering life’s limitations Coping with vocational issues
6 Creative sources of meaning: responsibility, courage and creativity Coping with body image and physical functioning
7 Experiental sources of meaning Coping with the future
8 Termination: presentations of our life lessons and goodbyes Termination: Goodbyes and how do we go from here?
  1. 1Meaning-Centered Group Psychotherapy for Cancer Survivors.
  2. 2Supportive Group Psychotherapy.
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