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Pediatric Psychosocial Oncology : Textbook for Multi-disciplinary Care (Hardcover)

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This textbook walks clinicians through the psychosocial issues and challenges faced by children and adolescents with cancer and their families. Through a developmental lens, the text provides guidance and resources that will enable clinicians to understand the physical and emotional impact of the disease from diagnosis onwards, to work with families in distress, and to diagnose and treat a range of behavioral, psychological, and psychiatric issues. The book also addresses the burgeoning fields of social media, complementary therapies, palliative care, and survivorship. Among the variety of useful resources supplied are assessment tools, websites, and additional reading materials. The psychosocial issues that arise for children and their families during the course of treatment are an important yet often overlooked aspect of pediatric oncology care. The reader will find that Pediatric Psychosocial Oncology: Textbook for Multidisciplinary Care covers these issues at the forefront of clinical care in a direct and approachable way, integrating research literature with practical clinical guidance.
Number of Pages: 250
Genre: Medical
Sub-Genre: Pediatrics, Psychiatry / General, Oncology
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Language: English
Street Date: December 2, 2015
TCIN: 50668805
UPC: 9783319213736
Item Number (DPCI): 248-10-1551

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