Biological Psychiatry of Cancer and Cancer Treatment

Paperback | January 15, 2017

byAndrew Hodgkiss

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As long-term cancer survival becomes a widely-shared experience, the quality of life of people living with and beyond a cancer diagnosis is increasingly important. Optimising the prevention and treatment of any psychiatric consequences of certain tumours and treatments is now central tohigh-quality cancer care. Biological Psychiatry of Cancer and Cancer Treatment provides the reader with expert guidance on how to prevent, detect and manage the "organic" psychiatric disorders experienced by people with cancer. Containing 13 chapters on topics from "Surgery and Radiotherapy", and "Hormone and Cytokinetreatments" to "Clinical Psychiatric Assessment of Patients with Cancer" this unique resource offers readers with fully up-to-date and high-quality information on how to enhance the quality of life for patients living with, and beyond cancer.Offering a unique approach to oncology and psycho-oncology, Biological Psychiatry of Cancer and Cancer Treatment is an invaluable resource for academic psychiatrists, liaison psychiatrists, neuropsychiatrists, Oncologists, neuro-oncologists, palliative medicine doctors and drug developmentscientists.

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As long-term cancer survival becomes a widely-shared experience, the quality of life of people living with and beyond a cancer diagnosis is increasingly important. Optimising the prevention and treatment of any psychiatric consequences of certain tumours and treatments is now central tohigh-quality cancer care. Biological Psychiatry of...

Dr Hodgkiss studied medicine at Trinity College, University of Cambridge and Guy's Hospital Medical School, University of London. His postgraduate training in psychiatry was on the Guy's rotation, including 3 years as Clinical Lecturer in Biological Psychiatry at the National Unit for Affective Disorders. He then trained as a Lacanian ...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.07 inPublished:January 15, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198759916

ISBN - 13:9780198759911

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to cancer biology2. Introduction to biological and molecular psychiatry3. Introduction to clinical neuropsychiatry4. Psychiatric consequences of particular cancers5. Psychiatric consequences of cancer treatments: Surgery and Radiotherapy6. Psychiatric consequences of cancer treatments: Conventional chemotherapy7. Psychiatric consequences of cancer treatments: Hormone and Cytokine treatments8. Psychiatric consequences of cancer treatments: 'Small molecule' molecularly-targeted agents9. Psychiatric consequences of cancer treatments: Therapeutic monoclonal antibodies10. Opportunities for prevention, or early detection, of psychopathology11. Clinical Psychiatric Assessment of Patients with Cancer12. Further Clinical Issues13. Therapeutic strategies