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Group Therapy For Cancer Patients: A Research-based Handbook Of Psychosocial Care
     

Group Therapy For Cancer Patients: A Research-based Handbook Of Psychosocial Care

by David Spiegel, Catherine Classen
 

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This extraordinary resource celebrates and expands on Dr. David Spiegel's discovery that a shared intimacy with mortality creates very different concerns in the patient from those that apply in conventional settings. Spiegel and Classen introduce mental health professionals to the awareness as well as the tools they will need to facilitate groups coping with

Overview

This extraordinary resource celebrates and expands on Dr. David Spiegel's discovery that a shared intimacy with mortality creates very different concerns in the patient from those that apply in conventional settings. Spiegel and Classen introduce mental health professionals to the awareness as well as the tools they will need to facilitate groups coping with existential crises. The result is a model for helping that actually helps.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786723409
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
08/01/2008
Sold by:
Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
416
File size:
669 KB

Meet the Author

David Spiegel, M.D. (Professor, Stanford School of Medicine), is a psychiatrist and author known for the study in which this book is rooted and for his related work on dissociation and hypnosis. Catherine Classen, Ph.D. (Professor, Stanford School of Medicine), collaborates with him on researching the benefits of group psychotherapy and conducts workshops for cancer patients internationally.

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