Psychosocial Issues near the End of Life A Resource for Professional Care Providers

ISBN-10: 1591472369
ISBN-13: 9781591472360
Edition: 2005
List price: $29.95
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Description: Provides practical applications for optimizing end-of-life care and minimizing psychological and spiritual distress by presenting multiple perspectives. Chapter authors from both research and clinical perspectives cover such topics as the history of  More...

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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Publication date: 8/15/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 258
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Provides practical applications for optimizing end-of-life care and minimizing psychological and spiritual distress by presenting multiple perspectives. Chapter authors from both research and clinical perspectives cover such topics as the history of the field; the role of psychologists in end-of-life care; cross-cultural considerations; assessment; legal issues; practical care-giving; misinformation about depression and hopelessness; and the respective roles of caregivers and hospices. The final chapter by the editors lays out a crucial blueprint for future research, care, education, and policy. Provides a model for the important role that psychologists play in ensuring that end-of-life care balances physical care with psychosocial and spiritual care.

Foreword : transforming dying in America
Introduction
Understanding the end of life : an overview
The effects of culture in end-of-life situations
Ethical considerations in providing psychological services in end-of-life care
Self-determination, substituted judgment, and the psychology of advance medical decision making
End-of-life assessment within a holistic bio-psycho-social-spiritual framework
Mental health issues near the end of life
Depression and hopelessness near the end of life : assessment and treatment
Responding to the needs of caregivers near the end of life : enhancing benefits and minimizing burdens
Involvement of psychologists in psychosocial aspects of hospice and end-of-life care
Recommendations to improve psychosocial care near the end of life

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