Psychiatric Aspects of Symptom Management in Cancer Patients (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
304
Utgivningsdatum
1992-11-01
Förlag
American Psychiatric Association Publishing
Illustratör/Fotograf
index
Illustrationer
index
Dimensioner
222 x 152 x 25 mm
Vikt
498 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780880481939
Psychiatric Aspects of Symptom Management in Cancer Patients (inbunden)

Psychiatric Aspects of Symptom Management in Cancer Patients

Inbunden Engelska, 1992-11-01
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This volume integrates the latest information from psychiatry, palliative care, oncology, and behavioral medicine on the mental health professional's role in the management of often disturbing and treatment-limiting symptoms in cancer patients. Each chapter addresses commonly encountered symptoms and provides effective management techniques through clinical case vignettes and a thorough review of the literature.
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Psychiatric Aspects of Symptom Management in Cancer Patients presents a fine and very readable overview of clinical psycho-oncology. It should provide ample information for the general psychiatrist who wants to know more about treating cancer patients. * Psychosomatics *

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Introduction: symptom control and quality of life: role of the psychiatrist in the oncology setting. Management of depression and anxiety in cancer patients. Treatment of organic mental disorders in cancer patients. Psychiatric approaches to cancer pain management. Psychiatric management of eating disorders in cancer patients. Anticipatory nausea and vomiting with cancer chemotherapy. Behavioral control of anxiety, distress, and learned aversions in pediatric oncology. Relaxation and imagery for symptom control in cancer patients. Terminally ill cancer patients. Management of grief in the cancer setting. The stress of caring for cancer patients.