Pediatric Psycho-Oncology: A Quick Reference on the Psychosocial Dimensions of Cancer Symptom…

Paperback | March 11, 2015

EditorLori S. Wiener, Maryland PaobyAnne E. Kazak

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Pediatric Psycho-Oncology is a comprehensive handbook that provides best practice models for the management of psychological, cognitive, and social outcomes of adolescents living with cancer and their families. Chapters cover a wide range of topics including psychological aspects of particularpediatric cancers and their treatments, how to talk to a child and family at critical times during the disease course, genetic testing, individual, family, educational, psychological and psychiatric interventions, and caring for international patients . Each chapter highlights the necessity ofembracing an interdisciplinary approach to ensure that each child has the best options for living with cancer and, when cure is not possible, that death occurs with as much dignity as possible for the child and family. An extensive resource section is appended to provide information on written,online, video, community, national and international services and programs. This book features contributions from experts designed to help clinicians review, anticipate and respond to emotional issues that often arise in the context of treating pediatric cancer patients. Numerous cross-references and succinct tables and figures make this concise reference easy to use.Pediatric Psycho-Oncology is an ideal resource for helping pediatric oncologists and nurses recognize when it may be best to refer patients to their mental health colleagues and for those who are establishing pediatric oncology services or adding psychosocial components to existing clinics.

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Pediatric Psycho-Oncology is a comprehensive handbook that provides best practice models for the management of psychological, cognitive, and social outcomes of adolescents living with cancer and their families. Chapters cover a wide range of topics including psychological aspects of particularpediatric cancers and their treatments, how...

Lori S. Wiener is Director of the Psychosocial Support and Research Program in the Pediatric Oncology Division of the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health. Maryland Pao is Clinical Director and Chief of the Psychiatry Consultation Service at the National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:March 11, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199335117

ISBN - 13:9780199335114

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Table of Contents

Section I. Cancers of Childhood1. Leukemias and Lymphomas2. Neuroblastoma3. Wilms Tumor4. Retinoblastoma5. Sarcomas and other Solid Tumors6. Tumors of the Central Nervous SystemSection II. Hereditary Cancers7. Hereditary Cancer Syndromes8. Genetic Counseling for Hereditary Cancer in Childhood9. Psychosocial Aspects of Pediatric Hereditary Cancer SyndromesSection III. Specific Symptom Management10. Nausea, Vomiting, Anorexia and Fatigue11. Pain12. Anxiety and Depression13. Fertility and Sexuality14. Psychiatric EmergenciesSection IV. Treatment Issues and Interventions15. Medical Aspects of Transplantation16. Psychosocial Issues for Transplant Patients and Donors17. Medication Adherence18. Cognitive Sequelae of Cancer Treatment19. Psychotherapeutic Interventions20. Electronic Interventions21. Integrative OncologySection V. Communication and Supportive Care Considerations22. Talking to Children and Adolescents about Cancer23. Coping with Pediatric Cancer24. Impact of Cancer on Family and Siblings25. Special Considerations in Working with Families26. Spiritual and Religious Considerations27. School and Peer Relationships28. School and Academic PlanningSection VI. Special Issues in Pediatric Oncology29. Ethical Issues in Pediatric Oncology30. Integrating Palliative Care31. Caring for International Patients32. Social Media and Healthcare33. Pediatric Cancer Survivors: Moving Beyond CureAppendix: Health-related Quality of Life in Pediatric Oncology