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Clinical Psycho-Oncology: An International Perspective

Publication Year: 2012
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Grassi, Luigi; Riba, Michelle
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 978-0-470-97432-2
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 91
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The book is designed to be easy to read and to reference, with information clearly displayed in concise tables and boxes accompanied by further detail within the text.

The level of psychological distress and the ability to adjust to a diagnosis of cancer are highly variable. Medical factors, psychological factors prior to diagnosis and social factors account for this variability. By understanding these variables, the clinician can better assess and manage the distress caused by the diagnosis and provide the most appropriate medical treatment or psychological intervention. This practical handbook will address the principal behavioural and psychological problems associated with cancer. Where appropriate, it adopts a broader, multicultural perspective, in line with the aim of the World Psychiatric Association and the Federation of Psycho-Oncology societies.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Grassi, Luigi; Riba, Michelle
  • ISBN: 978-0-470-97432-2
  • Specialty:
    Oncology
    Psychology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 336
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2012
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 91

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