Psychiatric Aspects of Symptom Management in Cancer Patients / Edition 1

Psychiatric Aspects of Symptom Management in Cancer Patients / Edition 1

by Jimmie C. Holland
     
 

ISBN-10: 0880481935

ISBN-13: 9780880481939

Pub. Date: 11/28/1992

Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated

This volume integrates the latest information from psychiatry, palliative care, oncology, and behavioral medicine on the mental health professional's role in the management of often disturbing and treatment-limiting symptoms in cancer patients. Each chapter addresses commonly encountered symptoms and provides effective management techniques through clinical case

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Overview

This volume integrates the latest information from psychiatry, palliative care, oncology, and behavioral medicine on the mental health professional's role in the management of often disturbing and treatment-limiting symptoms in cancer patients. Each chapter addresses commonly encountered symptoms and provides effective management techniques through clinical case vignettes and a thorough review of the literature.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880481939
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/28/1992
Series:
Clinical Practice Series, #25
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction: symptom control and quality of life: role of the psychiatrist in the oncology setting. Management of depression and anxiety in cancer patients. Treatment of organic mental disorders in cancer patients. Psychiatric approaches to cancer pain management. Psychiatric management of eating disorders in cancer patients. Anticipatory nausea and vomiting with cancer chemotherapy. Behavioral control of anxiety, distress, and learned aversions in pediatric oncology. Relaxation and imagery for symptom control in cancer patients. Terminally ill cancer patients. Management of grief in the cancer setting. The stress of caring for cancer patients.

American Psychiatric Publishing

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