Facing the Tiger: A Survivorship Guide for Men with Prostate Cancer and their Partners

Facing the Tiger: A Survivorship Guide for Men with Prostate Cancer and their Partners

by Suzanne Chambers

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Overview

This book provides practical strategies to help cope with the emotional and psychological stress of living with prostate cancer and to regain a sense of ease about the situation in which you may find yourself. Written by one of the world's leading researchers into the psychological effects of cancer and how best to provide support for individuals and couples, it is structured so that the reader can choose whatever chapter seems most relevant right now. Personal stories and insights from men and their partners offer emotional comfort and inspiration throughout.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781925644425
Publisher: Australian Academic Press
Publication date: 10/16/2020
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 166
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Professor Suzanne Chambers AO is one of the world's foremost experts in the psychology of cancer. With a distinguished 25-year career in health psychology, her expertise has been deepened by professional leadership roles in cancer control, research, and higher education, where her work has been praised for its impact on patient recoveries. She is a registered psychologist and member of the Australian Psychological Society's College of Health Psychology. Suzanne was appointed an Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AO) in 2018 for distinguished service to medical research particularly in the area of psycho-oncology and community health through patient care strategies to assist men with prostate cancer.

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