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Cancer and Emotion A Practical Guide to Psycho-Oncology

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ISBN-10: 047198597X

ISBN-13: 9780471985976

Edition: 3rd 1999 (Revised)

Authors: Jennifer Barraclough

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Cancer diagnosis and screening, treatment and survival or deterioration all have a psychological impact on patients, their families and the professional staff providing care. This book describes ways of managing the psychosocial problems that arise.
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Book details

List price: $98.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/26/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 236
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

After many years of writing and editing medical books I published my first work of fiction, 'Carmen's Roses'. Encouraged by readers' positive responses I went on to write my second novella, 'Blue Moon for Bombers'. I originally come from England, where I worked as a doctor in clinical and research posts. I specialised in psycho-oncology and from 1991-2000 was consultant in psychological medicine with special interests in palliative care in Oxford, UK. Then I moved to New Zealand, and retrained as a Bach flower practitioner and life coach. I am involved with animal welfare, and enjoy choral singing. My interest in the human aspects of military aviation stems from my experience of editing my…    

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