Handbook of Psychiatry in Palliative Medicine

Paperback | January 18, 2012

EditorHarvey Max Chochinov, William Breitbart

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Congratulations to Dr. Harvey Chochinov, winner of the Canadian Medical Association's Frederic Newton Gisborne Starr Award 2012.Psychiatric, or psychosocial, palliative care has transformed palliative medicine. Palliation that neglects psychosocial dimensions of patient and family experience fails to meet contemporary standards of comprehensive palliative care. While a focus on somatic issues has sometimes overshadowedattention to psychological, existential, and spiritual end-of-life challenges, the past decade has seen an all encompassing, multi-disciplinary approach to care for the dying take hold.Written by internationally known psychiatry and palliative care experts, the Handbook of Psychiatry in Palliative Medicine is an essential reference for all providers of palliative care, including psychiatrists, psychologists, mental health counselors, oncologists, hospice workers, and socialworkers.

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Congratulations to Dr. Harvey Chochinov, winner of the Canadian Medical Association's Frederic Newton Gisborne Starr Award 2012.Psychiatric, or psychosocial, palliative care has transformed palliative medicine. Palliation that neglects psychosocial dimensions of patient and family experience fails to meet contemporary standards of comp...

Harvey Max Chochinov is Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Manitoba and Director of the Manitoba Palliative Care Research Unit at CancerCare Manitoba. William Breitbart is Vice Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Chief of Psychiatry Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:592 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.68 inPublished:January 18, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Part I Psychiatric and Psychosocial Palliative Care: Critical Milestones1. Irene J. Higginson, John L. Shuster, Jr.: Hospice and Palliative Care: A Psychiatric Perspective2. J. Andrew Billings, Susan D. Block: Integrating Psychiatry and Palliative Medicine: The Challenges and OpportunitiesPart II Psychiatric Complications of Terminal Illness3. Edwin H. Cassem: An Overview of Care and Management of the Patient at the End of Life4. Keith G. Wilson, Mark Lander, Harvey Max Chochinov: Diagnosis and Management of Depression in Palliative Care5. Andrew J. Roth, Mary Jane Massie: Anxiety in Palliative Care6. William Breitbart, Peter G. Lawlor, Miriam Friedlander: Delirium in the Terminally Ill7. Megan Olden, Hayley Pessin, Wendy G. Lichtenthal, William Breitbart: Suicide and Desire for Hastened Death in the Terminally Ill8. Mary Ellen Foti: Palliative Care for Patients with Serious Mental Illness9. Tatiana D. Starr, Lauren J. Rogak, David J. Casper, Kenneth L. Kirsh, Steven D. Passik: Palliative Care for Patients with Substance Abuse and Patients with Personality DisordersPart III Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care10. David R. Kuhl: What Dying People Want11. Peter Maguire, Joseph S. Weiner: Communication with Terminally Ill Patients and Their Families12. Matthew J. Loscalzo, Charles F. von Gunten: Interdisciplinary Teamwork in Palliative Care: Compassionate Expertise for Serious Complex Illness13. Leslie J. Blackhall: Cultural Diversity and Palliative Care14. Sidney Zisook, Scott A. Irwin, M. Katherine Shear: Understanding and Managing Bereavement in Palliative Care15. David K. Wellisch, David W. Kissane: Family Issues and Palliative Care16. Mary L.S. Vachon, Monika Muller: Burnout and Symptoms of Stress in Staff Working in Palliative CarePart IV Ethical, Existential, and Spiritual Issues in Palliative Care17. Edmund D. Pellegrino, Daniel P. Sulmasy: Ethical Issues in Palliative Care18. Ira Byock: Personal Growth and Human Development in Life-Threatening Conditions19. Nathan I. Cherny: The Treatment of Suffering in Patients with Advanced Cancer20. David W. Kissane, Christina Treece, William Breitbart, Nancy A. McKeen, Harvey Max Chochinov: Dignity, Meaning, and Demoralization: Emerging Paradigms in End-of-Life Care21. Christina M. Puchalski: Spiritual Issues in Palliative CarePart V Understanding and Managing Symptoms22. Russell K. Portenoy, Badi El Osta, Eduardo Bruera: Physical Symptom Management in the Terminally Ill23. William Breitbart, Steven D. Passik, David J. Casper, Tatiana D. Starr, Lauren J. Rogak: Psychiatric Aspects of Pain Management in Patients with Advanced Cancer and AIDS24. Susan E. McClement: Eating Issues in Palliative Cancer Patients25. Susan E. Abbey: Psychiatric Aspects of Fatigue at the End of LifePart VI Psychotherapeutic Interventions in Palliative Care26. Gary Rodin: Individual Psychotherapy for the Patient with Advanced Disease27. Robert A. Neimeyer, James W. Pennebaker, Jessica G. van Dyke: Narrative Medicine: Writing through Bereavement28. Dennis C. Turk, Caryn S. Feldman: Cognitive-Behavioral Approaches to Symptom Management in Palliative Care: Augmenting Somatic Interventions29. David Spiegel, Molyn Leszcz: Group Psychotherapy and the Terminally Ill30. Sidney Bloch, David W. Kissane: Family-Focused Grief TherapyPart VII Life Cycle Considerations in Palliative Care31. Margaret L. Stuber, Brenda Bursch: Psychiatric Care of the Terminally Ill Child32. Barbara M. Sourkes, Joanne Wolfe: The Child and Adolescent in Palliative Care33. Lynn B. O'Neill, Diane E. Meier, R. Sean Morrison: Special Care Considerations for the Seriously Ill Older Adult