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Md Anderson Manual Of Psycho-Social Oncology : Hematology/Oncology - James D. Duffy

Md Anderson Manual Of Psycho-Social Oncology

Hematology/Oncology

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Published: 14th December 2010
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A practical, clinician-friendly guide to behavioral and emotional health in cancer patients -- from one of the world's leading cancer treatment centers "Manual of Psycho-Social Oncology" provides healthcare professionals with a readily accessible source of information on the assessment and management of the psychosocial aspects of cancer. Written by an expert from the world renowned MD Anderson Cancer Centers, the book focuses on the practical needs of busy oncology clinicians and includes coverage of issues such as communicating with patients and families dealing with cancer, goals of care, and end-of-life care. Key Points and Critical Highlights boxes throughout the text encapsulate important information.

Content you won't find in any other book:
Introduction: Distress Among Cancer Patients and Their Families: The Facts; Part I. The Epidemiology and Impact of Distress in Cancer; Chapter One: Whole Patient Care: The Experience of Cancer; Chapter Three: The Consequences of Stress and Cancer: Evaluating Quality of Life, Suffering, and Distress Chapter Four: Assessing distress at the Bedside; Chapter Five: Narrative Approaches to Assessing Distress; Chapter Six: The Standardized Assessment of Distress: Assessment and Management of Psychological Symptoms; Chapter Seven: Depression; Chapter Eight: Anxiety; Chapter Nine: Personality Disorders; Chapter Ten: Substance Abuse; Chapter Eleven: Sexuality; Chapter Twelve: Fatigue; Chapter Thirteen: Demoralization and Despair; Chapter Fourteen: Behavioral Aspects of Brain Tumors; Chapter Fifteen: Behavioral Effects of Immune Therapies; Chapter Sixteen: Communicating with Patients and Families; Chapter Seventeen: Difficult Conversations

Contributors
Preface
Acknowledgments
Distress and Cancer
The Clinical Psycho-oncology Assessment
Stress and Cancer
The Resilient Cancer Patient
The Clinical Assessment of Distress
Assessment and Management of Psychological Symptoms
Mood Disorders
Anxiety in Cancer Patients
Delirium
Nicotine Dependence
Substance Abuse and Cancer
Sexuality and Cancer
Cancer-related Fatigue
Interface between Psychiatry, Sleep, and Cancer
Psychosocial Approaches to Pain
Neurobehavioral Side Effects of Cancer and Cancer Therapy
Communicating With Patients and Families
Communicating with Patients and Families
Family and Cultural Issues
A Model: Supporting the Caregiver through the Crisis of Cancer
Spirituality and Religion Perspectives on Illness and Suffering
Special Populations
Children and Cancer
Cancer and the Older Person
Survivorship
Body Image and Disfigurement
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Integrative Medicine
Integrative Medicine in Cancer Care
Grief and End-Of-Life Issues
Nonpharmacologic Interventions
Palliative Medicine and the Cancer Patient
Health Care Professional Well-Being
Health Care Professional Stress
Index
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ISBN: 9780071624381
ISBN-10: 0071624384
Series: Hematology/Oncology
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 14th December 2010
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 18.7  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1