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Geriatric psycho-oncology : a quick reference on the psychosocial dimensions of cancer symptom management / edited by Jimmie C. Holland [and four others].

Publication:
Oxford, England ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (225 p.)
Series:
APOS Clinical Reference Handbooks
APOS Clinical Reference Handbooks
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Subjects:
Geriatric oncology.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Geriatric Psycho-Oncology is a comprehensive handbook that provides best practice models for the management of psychological, cognitive, and social outcomes of older 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,
Contents:
Cover; Series; Geriatric Psycho-Oncology; Contents; I Screening and Interventions; 1 Psychosocial Screening Instruments for Older Cancer Patients; 2 Functional Assessment for Older Adults with Cancer; 3 Psychosocial Interventions for Older Cancer Patients; II Psychiatric Emergencies and Disorders; 4 Psychiatric Emergencies; 5 Cognitive Disorders and Delirium; 6 Depressive Spectrum Disorders and Grief; 7 Anxiety Disorders; 8 Substance-Use Disorders in Older Adults with Chronic Cancer Pain; 9 Personality Disorders in Older Cancer Patients; III Physical Symptom Management; 10 Fatigue; 11 Pain
12 Sexual DysfunctionIV Special Considerations in Psychosocial Issues in Older Patients with Cancer; 13 Communicating with Older Cancer Patients; 14 Demoralization, Despair, and Existential Concerns; 15 Caregiver Burden; 16 Advance Directives; 17 Psychosocial Issues in Elderly Minority Population; V Issues Specific to Common Cancer Sites; 18 Prostate Cancer; 19 Psychosocial Issues Specific to Breast Cancer; 20 Lung Cancer; 21 Colorectal Cancer; 22 Leukemia and Lymphoma; Appendix: National Resources; Index
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Includes index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Holland, Jimmie C., editor.
ISBN:
0-19-936148-7
0-19-939069-X
0-19-936147-9
OCLC:
900594191