Psychosocial Aspects of Oncology

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This monograph reviews key issues in psychosocial oncology, with contributions from European and American experts who pioneered the clinical and research work in this new field. The book provides a "how to" approach to psychological work with patients, describing how to better understand and manage patients, families and staff.

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Overview

This monograph reviews key issues in psychosocial oncology, with contributions from European and American experts who pioneered the clinical and research work in this new field. The book provides a "how to" approach to psychological work with patients, describing how to better understand and manage patients, families and staff.

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Presents a practical approach to psychosocial work with cancer patients, describing how better to understand and manage patients, families, and staff. The 18 essays cover a historical perspective, patient care issues, psychosocial and behavioral factors in cancer risk and survival, methods of assessment in clinical practice and research, and future directions for training and research. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR booknews.com
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783642466977
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 3/8/2012
  • Series: ESO Monographs Series
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1990
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 142
  • Product dimensions: 8.25 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.33 (d)

Table of Contents

I. Historical Overview.- Psychosocial Issues in Oncology: A Historical Perspective.- II. Patient Care Issues.- Crisis and Coping: Learning to Live with Cancer.- Patient information and Participation.- Patient Information: Practical Guidelines.- Diagnosis and Management of Symptoms from a Psychological Perspective.- Employing Specialist Workers to Detect Psychological and Social Morbidity.- Psychological and Psychiatric Interventions.- III. Psychosocial and Behavioural Factors in Cancer Risk and Survival.- Psychosocial Risk Factors in Cancer.- Behavioural Factors in Cancer Risk and Survival.- IV. Methods of Assessment in Clinical Practice and Research.- Screening for the Need of Psychosocial Intervention.- Quality of Life Assessment in Cancer Clinical Trials.- V. Future Directions for Training and Research.- Informed Consent and Cancer Clinical Research.- Suicide and Euthanasia.- Unorthodox Cancer Treatments.- Psychoneuroimmunological Studies.- Psychological Sequelae in Cancer Survivors.- Screening for Breast Cancer.- Training in Psychosocial Oncology.

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