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Title Psycho-oncology / edited by Jimmie C. Holland [and others].
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition Second edition.

Subject Cancer -- Psychological aspects.
Cancer -- Patients -- Mental health.
Neoplasms -- psychology.
Neoplasms -- complications.
Neoplasms -- therapy.
Alt Name Holland, Jimmie C.
Description 1 online resource (xxv, 685 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Edition Second edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Summary This volume describes the many ways in which mental health professionals have contributed to improving the lot of the cancer patient. The text is intended for psychiatrists psychiatric and cancer nurses, and oncologists.
Contents Behavioral and psychological factors in cancer risk -- Screening for cancer in normal and at risk populations -- Screening and testing for genetic susceptibility to cancer -- Psychological issues retated to site of cancer -- Management of specific symptoms -- Palliative and terminal care -- Psychiatric disorders -- Interventions -- Special considerations -- Psychological issues for the family -- Survivorship -- Building psychosocial programs -- Ethical issues -- The future of psycho-oncology research -- International psycho-oncology.
ISBN 9780199710164 (electronic bk.)
0199710163 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 642685839
Additional Format Print version: Psycho-oncology. 2nd ed. New York : Oxford University Press, 2010 9780195367430 (DLC) 2009015792 (OCoLC)319064643.

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