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Barraclough, Jennifer.

Cancer and emotion : a practical guide to psycho-oncology / Jennifer Barraclough. - 3rd ed. - Chichester ; New York : J. Wiley, c1999. - xii, 221 p. ; 23 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Preface: The Scope of Psycho-oncology -- Cancer diagnosis -- Anticancer treatment -- Models of psychological response -- Emotional problems in reaction to cancer -- Psychological aspects of medical syndromes -- The outcome of cancer -- Families and carers -- Issues for oncology staff -- Treatments in psycho-oncology -- Holistic and complementary approaches. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Cancer and Emotion is a descriptive introduction to adult psycho-oncology. Primarily written for healthcare professionals in oncology, palliative care, general practice and mental health, it will also appeal to interested lay readers including patients. This third edition has been updated throughout, with expanded coverage of some topical issues, including psychological aspects of cancer pain, holistic approaches to cancer and organisation of a psycho-oncology service. The book also contains numerous personal accounts written by patients themselves.

047198597X (alk. paper)


Cancer--Psychological aspects.
Neoplasms--psychology.
Family--psychology.
Caregivers--psychology.
Psychotherapy.

616.994 / BAR-C 2000 503676

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