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MD Anderson Manual of Psycho-Social Oncology

by Alan D. Valentine,James D. Duffy

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical/Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers

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A practical and comprehensive guide to fostering behavioral and emotional health in cancer patients – from one of the world’s leading cancer treatment centers 4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "This is a very helpful guide for continuity of care in addressing these often silent issues with cancer patients. It also will assist in the often difficult conversations that need to take place with these patients, such as poor prognosis, failed treatment, or noncompliance."--Doody's Review Service Reflecting the collective expertise of more than forty contributors, most from the renowned MD Anderson Cancer Center, this manual addresses key psychological and behavioral issues that should be considered when treating cancer patients, including special populations such as children and the elderly. Coverage includes: Communicating with patients and family Distress and cancer Assessment and management of psychological symptoms, including mood disorders, anxiety, fatigue, substance abuse, and delirium Family and cultural issues, including spirituality and religion and supporting the caregiver Integrative medicine Physical medicine and rehabilitation Grief and end-of-life issues, including non-pharmacologic interventions and palliative medicine Healthcare professional wellbeing MD Anderson Manual of Psychosocial Oncology is designed to be a practical guide for clinicians and allied professionals in the day-to-day practice of psychosocial oncology, which is an essential component of the comprehensive care of cancer patients and their caregivers. Table of contents Contributors Preface Acknowledgments SECTION I: DISTRESS AND CANCER 1. The Clinical Psycho-oncology Assessment, James D. Duffy 2. Stress and Cancer, Julie K. Allen, Guillermo N. Armaiz-Pena, andAnil K. Sood 3. The Resilient Cancer Patient, Mark D. Gilbert 4. The Clinical Assessment of Distress, Cindy L. Carmack, Patricia A. Parker, andEileen H. Shinn SECTION II: ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF PSYCHOLOGICAL SYMPTOMS 5. Mood Disorders, Alan D. Valentine 6. Anxiety in Cancer Patients, Anis Rashid 7. Delirium, James D. Duffy and Alan D. Valentine 8. Nicotine Dependence, Maher Karam-Hage and Paul Cinciripini 9. Substance Abuse and Cancer, Kathie Rickman 10. Sexuality and Cancer, Mary K. Hughes 11. Cancer-related Fatigue, Carmen P. Escalante and Ellen F. Manzullo 12. Interface between Psychiatry,Sleep, and Cancer, Mary Rose and Rhonda Robert 13. Psychosocial Approaches to Pain, Diane Novy and Laura M. van Veldhoven 14. Neurobehavioral Side Effects of Cancerand Cancer Therapy, Mariana E. Witgert and Jeffrey S. Wefel SECTION III: COMMUNICATING WITH PATIENTS AND FAMILIES 15. Communicating with Patients and Families, Walter F. Baile SECTION IV: FAMILY AND CULTURAL ISSUES 16. A Model: Supporting the Caregiverthrough the Crisis of Cancer, Phyddy Tacchi 17. Spirituality and Religion Perspectiveson Illness and Suffering, David R. Jenkins SECTION V: SPECIAL POPULATIONS 18. Children and Cancer, Rhonda Robert and Martha Askins 19. Cancer and the Older Person, Sriram Yennurajalingam 20. Survivorship, Karin Hahn 21. Body Image and Disfigurement, Michelle Fingerette 22. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Benedict Konzen SECTION VI: INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE 23. Integrative Medicine in Cancer Care, Richard Tsong Lee, M. Kay Garcia,M. Alejandro Chaoul, Laura Baynham-Fletcher,Lisa M. Gower, and Lorenzo Cohen SECTION VII: GRIEF AND END-OF-LIFE ISSUES 24. Nonpharmacologic Interventions, Steven Thorney and Debra Sivesind 25. Palliative Medicine and the Cancer Patient, David Hui and Eduardo Bruera SECTION VIII: HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL WELL-BEING 26. Health Care Professional Stress, James D. Duffy, Kenneth Sapire, andM. Alejandro Chaoul Index

Details of the book

Book :
MD Anderson Manual of Psycho-Social Oncology
Book ID :
42423
Author :
Alan D. Valentine,James D. Duffy
ISBN 13 :
9780071624381
Year of Publication :
2010
Edition :
First
Publisher :
McGraw-Hill Medical/Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
Binding :
Softcover
Pages :
400
Weight :
1 kg
Illustrations :
Illustrations

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