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Title Cancer Care for the Whole Patient : Meeting Psychosocial Health Needs / Committee on Psychosocial Services to Cancer Patients/Families in a Community Setting, Board on Health Care Services ; Nancy E. Adler and Ann E.K. Page, editors.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, [2008]

Subject Cancer -- Patients -- Care -- United States.
Cancer -- Patients -- Services for -- United States.
Cancer -- Social aspects -- United States.
Neoplasms -- psychology.
Neoplasms -- therapy.
Counseling -- methods.
Psychology, Medical -- methods.
Stress, Psychological -- complications.
Needs Assessment.
Neoplasms -- psychology.
Neoplasms -- therapy.
Stress, Psychological -- complications.
Counseling -- methods.
Psychology, Medical -- methods.
Needs Assessment.
Stress, Psychological.
Psychology, Medical.
Behavioral Symptoms.
Health Occupations.
Mental Health Services.
Delivery of Health Care.
Health Services Research.
Community Health Services.
Behavioral Sciences.
Psychology, Applied.
Investigative Techniques.
Disciplines and Occupations.
Psychological Phenomena and Processes.
Health Services.
Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena.
Health Planning.
Behavioral Disciplines and Activities.
Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation.
Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment.
Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services.
Psychiatry and Psychology.
Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms.
Health Care Economics and Organizations.
Alt Name Adler, Nancy E.
Page, Ann (Ann E. K.)
Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Psychosocial Services to Cancer Patients/Families in a Community Setting.
Description 1 online resource (xxii, 429 pages) : illustrations
Note "Institute of Medicine of the National Academies."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Psychosocial Needs of Cancer Patients -- 2. Consequences of Unmet Psychosocial Needs -- 3. Psychosocial Health Services -- 4. Model for Delivering Psychosocial Health Services -- 5. Implementing the Standard of Care -- 6. Public- And Private-Sector Policy Support -- 7. Preparing the Workforce -- 8. Research Agenda -- App. A. Committee Member Biographies -- App. B. Study Methods -- App. C. Recommendations from Prior Selected Reports.
Summary "Today, it is not possible to deliver high-quality cancer care without addressing patients' psychosocial health needs. All patients with cancer and their families should expect and recieve cancer care that ensures the provision of appropriate psychosocial health services through existing approaches, tools, and resources. This book recommends actions that oncology providers, health policy makers, educators, health insurers, health planners, researchers and research sponsors, and consumer advocates should undertake to ensure that this standard is met."--Jacket.
Note English.
Print version record.
ISBN 0309111080 (electronic bk.)
9780309111089 (electronic bk.)
9780309111072 (hardcover)
0309111072 (hardcover)
ISBN/ISSN 9786611300142
OCLC # 233189411
Additional Format Print version: Cancer care for the whole patient. Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, ©2008 9780309111072 (DLC) 2008000292 (OCoLC)190751463