The Praeger Handbook on Women's Cancers: Personal and Psychosocial Insights

The Praeger Handbook on Women's Cancers: Personal and Psychosocial Insights

by Michele A. Paludi
     
 

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Written by experts in psycho-oncology, this book synthesizes the findings of the latest research on women's cancers to empower women to make informed choices about treatment options.

• Presents up-to-date research on women's cancers and current information about diagnoses and treatment options

• Considers women's cancers from a family systems

Overview

Written by experts in psycho-oncology, this book synthesizes the findings of the latest research on women's cancers to empower women to make informed choices about treatment options.

• Presents up-to-date research on women's cancers and current information about diagnoses and treatment options

• Considers women's cancers from a family systems perspective that recognizes the impact of women's cancers on loved ones and offers strategies for these related challenges, such as how to address the topic of cancer with children

• Provides readers with information on how to prevent and deal with cancer discrimination in the workplace as well as guidance for employers

• Includes an appendix with information about organizations focused on women's cancers and healing

Editorial Reviews

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"Summing Up: Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduates and above; general readers." - Choice

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440828133
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/30/2014
Series:
Women's Psychology Series
Pages:
469
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.50(d)

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Meet the Author

Michele A. Paludi, PhD, is president of Human Resources Management Solutions and a participating faculty member in the School of Management at Union Graduate College.

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