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Promoting a Fighting Spirit: Psychotherapy for Cancer Patients, Survivors, and Their Families / Edition 1
     

Promoting a Fighting Spirit: Psychotherapy for Cancer Patients, Survivors, and Their Families / Edition 1

by Linda Seligman
 

ISBN-10: 0787901903

ISBN-13: 9780787901905

Pub. Date: 01/02/1996

Publisher: Wiley

Emotions and Cancer

Helps readers understand the important connection between emotions and cancer--and develop the skills needed to provide effective care to cancer patients and their families. With wisdom and compassion, psychologist and cancer survivor Linda Seligman provides practical strategies for helping patients through their trials.

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Overview

Emotions and Cancer

Helps readers understand the important connection between emotions and cancer--and develop the skills needed to provide effective care to cancer patients and their families. With wisdom and compassion, psychologist and cancer survivor Linda Seligman provides practical strategies for helping patients through their trials.

She describes successful treatment techniques such as visualization, meditation, hypnosis, and affirmations. The author also outlines ways to lessen the shock of diagnosis, and temper negative reactions to aversive medical procedures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787901905
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/02/1996
Series:
Health Series
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 11.02(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

1. Emotions and Cancer
2. Understanding the Cancer Survivor
3. Using Standardized Assessment
4. Effective Psychotherapy for Cancer Survivors
5. Cognitive Psychotherapy
6. Behavioral and Other Approaches to Psychotherapy
7. Helping Cancer Survivors
8. Therapy and Support Groups
9. Relationships and Cancer
10. Relationships with Treatment Providers
11. Helping People Cope with Recurrence, Death, and Loss
12. Life as a Cancer Survivor
Resources: A. Six Session Counseling Framework
B. Worksheets to Facilitate Psychotherapy
C. RecommAnded Readings
D. Additional Sources of Help and Information

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