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

Paperback | January 23, 2015

EditorJimmie C. Holland, Mitch Golant, Donna B. Greenberg

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Psycho-Oncology is a comprehensive handbook that provides best practice models for the management of psychological, cognitive, and social outcomes of adults living with cancer and their families. Chapters cover a wide range of topics including screening tools and interventions, psychiatricemergencies and disorders, physical symptom management, communication issues, and issues specific to common cancer sites. A resource section is appended to provide information on national 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 cancer patients. Numerous cross-references and succinct tables and figures make this concise reference easy to use. Psycho-Oncologyis an ideal resource for helping oncologists and nurses recognize when it may be best to refer patients to their mental health colleagues and for those who are establishing or adding psychosocial components to existing clinics.

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Psycho-Oncology is a comprehensive handbook that provides best practice models for the management of psychological, cognitive, and social outcomes of adults living with cancer and their families. Chapters cover a wide range of topics including screening tools and interventions, psychiatricemergencies and disorders, physical symptom man...

Jimmie C. Holland is Wayne E. Chapman Chair in Psychiatric Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Mitch Golant is Senior VP Research and Training with Cancer Support Community, Washington D.C.. Donna B. Greenberg is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Psychiatric Oncology Service...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:January 23, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199988730

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Table of Contents

Section I. Screening and Interventions1. Screening Instruments2. Pharmacological Interventions3. Non-Pharmacological InterventionsSection II. Psychiatric Emergencies and Disorders4. Psychiatric Emergencies5. Anxiety Disorders6. Mood Disorders7. Cognitive Disorders8. Substance Abuse9. Personality DisordersSection III. Physical Symptom Management10. Fatigue11. Pain12. Nausea and Vomiting13. Sexual DysfunctionSection IV. Communication Issues14. Strategies for Giving Bad News15. Supporting Parents with Cancer: Screening and Psycho-education16. Spiritual and Religious Communication with Patients and FamiliesSection V. Issues Specific to Common Cancer Sites17. Brain Cancer18. Breast Cancer19. Gastrointestinal Cancer20. Genitourinary Cancer21. Gynecological Cancers22. Head and Neck Cancer23. Hematalogical Cancer24. Lung Cancer25. MelanomaAppendix: National Resources