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Pediatric Psycho-oncology: Psychosocial Aspects and Clinical Interventions

Publication Year:
2012
Edition:
2nd
Author:
Kreitler, Shulamith; Ben-Arush, Myriam
Publisher:
Wiley
ISBN:
978-1-11-999883-9
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Written by an international group of pediatric oncologists and psychologists/psycho-oncologists brought together by an expert editorial team, it focuses on the real-life practical aspects of children undergoing treatment for cancer.
This edition has been restructured and opens with a major section on Active treatment, which includes chapters addressing quality of life, pain, psychosocial aspects of treatment and interventions, art therapy and different fantasy-based techniques, palliative care, communication and education, as well as a new chapter on psychopharmacology. Shorter sections then discuss survivorship and care of the dying child, including a new chapter on bereavement. The final section comprises new chapters on ethical considerations and on addressing the emotional needs of children whose parents have cancer, as well as a case study on international collaboration. An appendix provides a comprehensive overview of tools for evaluation and assessment in pediatric psychooncology.

This book is a highly practical resource that will be invaluable for all health care professionals looking after children and adolescents with cancer.
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Platform:
OvidSP
Publisher:
Wiley
Product Type:
Book
Author:
Kreitler, Shulamith; Ben-Arush, Myriam
ISBN:
978-1-11-999883-9
Specialty:
  • Internal Medicine
  • Oncology
  • Pediatrics
Language:
English
Edition:
2nd
Pages:
328
Publication Year:
2012

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