Table 1

Background of the expert group

n = 29


Profession


Clinical psychologist

2

Psychiatrist

10

Physician

12

Psychotherapist

1

Nurse

1

Chaplain

1

Social worker

1

Pharmacist

1


Present work setting


Clinical practice in palliative care

15

Research in palliative care

12

Psycho-oncology

1

Liaison psychiatry

1

CBT in physical illness

3

Social work

1

Oncology

4

Old age psychiatry

1

Pharmacy

1


Gender


Female

13

Male

16


Country


Canada

1

US

2

UK

16

Austria

1

Italy

3

Norway

1

The Netherlands

1

Spain

1

France

2

Germany

1


Rayner et al. BMC Palliative Care 2011 10:10   doi:10.1186/1472-684X-10-10

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