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Psycho-oncology: a quick reference on the psychosocial dimensions of cancer symptom management

Psycho-oncology: a quick reference on the psychosocial dimensions of cancer symptom management

Golant, Mitch, editor; Holland, Jimmie C., editor; Pirl, William F., editor; Greenberg, Donna B. (Donna Beth), editor; Levenson, Jon A., editor; Loscalzo, Matthew J., editor; Hughes, Mary K., editor

Psycho-Oncology is a comprehensive handbook that provides best practice models for the management of psychological, cognitive, and social outcomes of adults living with cancer and their families. Chapters cover a wide range of topics including screening tools and interventions, psychiatric emergencies and disorders, physical symptom management, communication issues, and issues specific to common cancer sites. A resource section is appended to provide information on national services and programs. This book features contributions from experts designed to help clinicians review, anticipate and re

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2nd edition.
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press 2014
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Statement of responsibility: edited by Jimmie C. Holland, Mitch Golant, Donna B. Greenberg, Mary K. Hughes, Jon A. Levenson, Matthew J. Loscalzo, William F. Pirl
ISBN: 0199390673, 9780199390670, 9780199988730
Note: Print version record.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note: Preceded by: Quick reference for oncology clinicians / APOS Institute for Research and Education (AIRE); editors Jimmie C. Holland, Donna B. Greenberg, Mary K. Hughes. c2006.
Note: Complemented by: Psycho-oncology / edited by Jimmie C. Holland [and others]. 2nd ed. 2010.
Physical Description: 1 online resource
Series: APOS clinical reference handbooks
Subject: Mental Health Services.; Tumors Psychology Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Tumors Nursing Handbooks, manuals, etc.; MEDICAL Evidence-Based Medicine.; HEALTH & FITNESS Diseases General.; Mental health services.; Neoplasms nursing.; Mental health services Handbooks, manuals, etc.; MEDICAL Diseases.; Neoplasms psychology.; MEDICAL Clinical Medicine.; MEDICAL Internal Medicine.
Uniform Title: Quick reference for oncology clinicians.
Added Entry: Psycho-oncology.
Series Title: APOS clinical reference handbooks.
Local note: eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Nursing Collection


  1. Screening instruments / William F. Pirl
  2. Pharmacological interventions / Carlos G. Fernandez-Robles
  3. Non-pharmacological interventions / Mitch Golant, Matthew Loscalzo, and Margo W. Walsh
  4. Psychiatric emergencies / Andrew J. Roth and Jon A. Levenson
  5. Anxiety disorders / Alan D. Valentine
  6. Mood disorders / Alan D. Valentine
  7. Cognitive disorders / Alan D. Valentine
  8. Substance abuse / Kenneth L. Kirsh and Steven D. Passik
  9. Personality disorders / Kenneth L. Kirsh and Steven D. Passik
  10. Fatigue / David P. Yuppa and Ilana M. Braun
  11. Pain / Jennifer A. Shin
  12. Nausea and vomiting / Isabel Schuermeyer
  13. Sexual dysfunction / Mary Hughes
  14. Strategies for giving bad news / Walter F. Baile
  15. Supporting parents with cancer: screening and psycho-education / Cynthia W. Moore, Anna C. Muriel, and Paula K. Rauch
  16. Spiritual and religious communication with patients and families / George F. Handzo
  17. Brain cancer / Alan D. Valentine
  18. Breast cancer / Mary Jane Massie
  19. Gastrointestinal cancer / Jon A. Levenson
  20. Genitourinary cancer / Andrew J. Roth
  21. Gynecological cancers / Mary Hughes and Melissa L. Ozga
  22. Head and neck cancer / Jeremy W. Couper and David W. Kissane
  23. Hematalogical cancer / Xiomara Rocha-Cadman
  24. Lung cancer / Joseph A. Greer and Donna B. Greenberg
  25. Melanoma / Donna B. Greenberg.