Psychosocial palliative care / edited by William S. Breitbart, Yesne Alici.

Contributor(s): Breitbart, William, 1951- [editor.] | Alici, Yesne [editor.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press 2014Description: xii, 179 pages : illustrations ; 21 cmContent type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780199917402 (pbk.) :Subject(s): Palliative treatment -- Psychological aspects | Palliative treatment -- Social aspects | Terminal care | Palliative Care -- psychology | Palliative Care -- methods | Terminally Ill -- psychologyDDC classification: 616.029 Summary: One of the most challenging roles of the psycho-oncologist is to help guide terminally-ill patients through the physical, psychological, and spiritual aspects of the dying process. Patients with cancer, AIDS, and other life-threatening illnesses are at increased risk for the development of major psychiatric complications, and have an enormous burden of both physical and psychological symptoms. This title guides the psycho-oncologist through the most salient aspects of effective psychiatric care of patients with advanced illnesses.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

One of the most challenging roles of the psycho-oncologist is to help guide terminally-ill patients through the physical, psychological, and spiritual aspects of the dying process. Patients with cancer, AIDS, and other life-threatening illnesses are at increased risk for the development of major psychiatric complications, and have an enormous burden of both physical and psychological symptoms. This title guides the psycho-oncologist through the most salient aspects of effective psychiatric care of patients with advanced illnesses.

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