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Psychosocial Issues in Malignant Disease

M. Watson

Psychosocial Issues in Malignant Disease

Proceedings of the First Annual Conference Organized by the British Psychosocial Oncology Group, London, 7- (British Psychosocial Oncology Group)

by M. Watson

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Published by Pergamon .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsS. Greer (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages92
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7311556M
ISBN 100080320104
ISBN 109780080320106

Of the studies considering social impacts of the disease, most compared social function scores based on disease stage. , , 52 When patients with stage III/IV disease or metastases were compared with patients who had localized disease, 3 studies reported decreased social function scores for advanced melanoma patients, 45, 47, 49 and 3 Cited by: The book covers many different aspects, from communication skills to service provision, anxiety and depression, spiritual care, non-malignant disease, bereavement care, and carers and staff, and the final chapter looks at the future of psychosocial care.   Nurses have a huge set of responsibilities for handling a patient with cancer. Nursing care plans for cancer involves assessment, support for therapies (e.g., chemotherapy, radiation, etc.), pain control, promoting nutrition, and emotional support. Here are 13 cancer nursing care plans (NCP) and nursing diagnosis: Anticipatory Grieving.


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The book covers many different aspects, from communication skills to service provision, anxiety and depression, spiritual care, non-malignant disease, bereavement care, and carers and staff, and the final chapter looks at the future of psychosocial : Ignasi Agell.

Caring for patients with a terminal illness and their families requires the skills of many professionals working together as a team.

It is often the psychosocial issues surrounding patients and families that cause professionals even greater difficulty than the physical symptoms. The issues of psychosocial assessment, treatment, care, and support of palliative care patients differs from the.

This section reviews psychosocial issues in cancer survivors, which increasingly are recognized as extending beyond anxiety and depression. Although the term "cancer survivor" may refer to anyone alive after a cancer diagnosis, in this section, we address psychosocial issues in disease-free survivors who have completed treatment.

Psychosocial Issues in Malignant Disease book this from a library. Psychosocial issues in malignant disease: proceedings of the first annual conference organized by the British Psychosocial Oncology Group, London, November [M Watson; S Greer; British Psychosocial Oncology Group.;].

Psychosocial care is an integral part of palliative care. This book provides practical guidelines on the psychological and emotional well-being of patients and carers, including issues of self-esteem, insight into and adaptation to the illness and its consequences, communication, social functioning and relationships.

The title of Lloyd-Williams' book makes for an interesting reflection. Palliative care was born with the hospice movement as a response to a medical service that seemed unable or unwilling to care adequately for Psychosocial Issues in Malignant Disease book people and their families, so the concept of psychosocial issues should be embedded in it.

However, increasing subspecialisation and advances in medical technology mean that Author: Ignasi Agell. Editorial Reviews.

Reviewer: Kathleen Broglio, MN, ANP-CS, ACH (Metropolitan Jewish Palliative Care) Description: This is the second edition of a book that provides an international perspective on the psychosocial care of people with advanced disease.

It includes a broad overview of the current state of palliative care, its social impact, and current provision of : Mari Lloyd-Williams.

Malignant disease is rare in pregnancy and requires expert interdisciplinary medical and psychosocial support. To give a pregnant woman the best chance for survival, cancer is often treated in the same way that it would be if the woman were not pregnant.

Understanding these issues and the ways in which they interact with physical distress is essential to assessment and management in end-of-life care. This topic presents an overview of psychosocial issues for patients with an advanced illness who enter palliative care.

Medical-psychiatric comorbidity is a term coined to describe the relationship between medical disease and psychological functioning. It is a complex but important subject. Editorial Reviews.

Reviewer: Kathleen Broglio, MN, ANP-CS, ACH (Metropolitan Jewish Palliative Care) Description: This is the second edition of a book that provides an international perspective on the psychosocial care of people with advanced disease. It includes a broad overview of the current state of palliative care, its social impact, and current provision of : $   The text commences with an exploration of psychosocial issues in palliative care and ends with a discussion of the future of psychosocial care.

The intervening 10 chapters include a view of psychosocial care for non‐malignant disease, staff stress, the nature of social pain, current provision of psychosocial care, three chapters covering.

It examines unique developmental and psychosocial issues and subsequent needs of these young people as they occur throughout a continuum of survivorship, as well as approaches to address those needs. A diagnosis of cancer challenges young people’s views about their invulnerability, threatens their self-esteem, and compromises all aspects of Cited by: 4.

However, the committee found the ready and nationwide availability of a number of key psychosocial health services to patients with cancer. Table highlights information services and Table other key psychosocial health services available nationwide at no cost to patients. Information such as this may be helpful to cancer care providers.

Psychosocial issues in palliative care: the patient, the family, and the process and outcome of care. This article presents a synopsis of the psychosocial needs of patients and families in the terminal phase of malignant disease, as well as approaches to auditing the care of these clients.

determine the impact of psychosocial Cited by: Psychosocial Factors in Parkinson’s Disease Kimberly Lanni, Ph.D. •Important: disease progression and “wearing off” can mimic depression (e.g., anxiety, sense of impending doom, dysphoria) – so ask if there is •psychosocial adjustment (interpersonal relationships, social isolation.

Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA is a global healthcare leader working to help the world be well. From developing new therapies that treat and prevent disease to helping people in need, we are committed to improving health and well-being around the world.

The Merck Manual was first published in as a service to the community. Psychosocial Issues and Lung Cancer: A Behavioral Approach Lucille Specht Ryan Objectives: To examine the psychosocial issues re- lated to lung cancer with a specific focus on women and quality of life.

To review the role of behavioral medicine as an approach to treatment, including individual, family, and group by: Central nervous system (CNS) tumors, whether of primary or metastatic origin, are among the most challenging forms of cancer.

Vulnerable to the many psychosocial stresses associated with cancer diagnosis and treatment, brain tumor patients in particular (often, if not always) face progressive compromise of peripheral neurological function, subtle and overt cognitive dysfunction, and widely.

Eating disorders, especially in girls, are common and can be life threatening. Some adolescents go to extraordinary lengths to hide symptoms of an eating disorder, which may include substantial reductions in food intake, purging after eating, use of laxatives or extensive, vigorous exercise.

Doctors can often identify these problems. They can. Psychosocial interventions in cancer. in medical and psychosocial care despite greater disease burden. aged attending hospital with a confirmed diagnosis of malignant disease, a life Author: Lesley Fallowfield.

Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care. 1 (1 rating by Goodreads) Paperback; The issues of psychosocial assessment, treatment, care, and support of palliative care patients differs from the care of patients with early, treatable cancer - time is short and the emphasis and also symptom burden in non malignant disease.

She is also 1/5(1). A final section then explores supportive care, palliative care, late effects considerations and psychosocial issues as relate to children’s cancer.

Reviews “It is compact, concise, and easy to read and understand, and certainly a useful addition to the field.”. Publications have indicated that a malignant wound represents a cluster of symptoms such as malodor, heavy exudate, pain, bleeding, and various psychosocial order to stabilize and.

Psychosocial Disorders Definition A psychosocial disorder is a mental illness caused or influenced by life experiences, as well as maladjusted cognitive and behavioral processes. Description The term psychosocial refers to the psychological and social factors that influence mental health.

Social influences such as peer pressure, parental support. Management of Advanced Disease (Hodder Arnold Publication): increased coverage of communication and psychosocial issues and spiritual care, and a widened discussion of ethical concerns.

This is a comprehensive book that includes a vast amount of information, including non-malignant disease as well as cancer. It deserves a place on the 5/5(1). Sickle Cell Disease: Psychological and Psychosocial Issues Anita Landau Hurtig, Carol Therese Viera University of Illinois Press, - Medical - pages.

T1 - Medical and psychosocial issues in Hodgkin's disease survivors. AU - Loge, Jon Havard. AU - Kaasa, Stein. PY - /12/1. Y1 - /12/1. N2 - The first attempts to treat Hodgkin's disease by radiotherapy were conducted at the beginning of the last by: 1.

Childhood cancer is a family disease that impacts the psychological, social, and emotional health of the entire family system. Providing psychosocial care for the child and the family throughout the cancer trajectory, from the time of diagnosis through survivorship or end-of-life care, is vital to achieving optimal health and by: 1.

The section on psychosocial issues is particularly good and reflects the wealth of accumulated experience at St Christopher’s. The final section of the book relates to organizational issues for palliative care professionals. This is a comprehensive book that includes a vast amount of information, including non-malignant disease as well as cancer.

The fourth edition of this, the first textbook of palliative care, continues to provide a concise, but authoritative, guide to the provision of palliative care. The text has been thoroughly revised and reorganized throughout to reflect the recent pace of change in this rapidly moving field.

The book looks at the nature of services required to provide effective psychosocial care; cultural issues and adaptation; the importance of communication, and socio-economic issues affecting patients with advanced metastatic disease.

Information is also included on non-malignant psychosocial care. the absence of disease or infirmity The bio-psychosocial model is a new, broader and integrated approach to human behavior and disease.

In Dr. George Engel stressed an integrated approach to human behavior and disease. the biopsychosocial model as File Size: 1MB. Two psychosocial issues -- such as sexuality and cancer and breaking bad news to cancer patients -- are featured in the August issue of The Oncologist, an international peer-reviewed journal.

The book looks at the nature of services required to provide effective psychosocial care; cultural issues and adaptation; the importance of communication, and socio-economic issues affecting patients with advanced metastatic disease. Information is also included on non-malignant psychosocial by: 8.

Hitoshi Okamura (March 12th ). Psychosocial Care for Patients with Colorectal Cancer, Colorectal Cancer - Surgery, Diagnostics and Treatment, Jim S Khan, Author: Hitoshi Okamura. Research is essential to finding solutions that change the lives of people with MS, particularly the psychosocial symptoms of the disease.

These include both cognitive and emotional problems. Cognition: Researchers have made great strides in the last decade to understand how cognitive problems develop in people with MS, and to develop.

Leserman cited the clinical significance of addressing the psychosocial issues that exist in epidemic proportions in HIV-infected populations.

One study of men and women being treated in infectious disease clinics in the southeastern United States found that more than 70 percent of those patients had suffered at least two major lifetime traumas.

Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care Paperback – 8 May and socio-economic issues affecting the patient with advanced metastatic disease. Specific disorders such as anxiety and depression are included, as is the integration of service provision.

The book also explores the evidence of specific psychotherapeutic interventions and Format: Paperback. The psychosocial approach looks at individuals in the context of the combined influence that psychological factors and the surrounding social environment have on their physical and mental wellness and their ability to function.

This approach is used in a broad range of helping professions in health and social care settings as well as by medical and social science researchers.

Psychosocial aspects of chronic illness and disability It is important for the Case Manager to assess not only the physical effects of the chronic illness or disability but also the psychosocial effects on both the patient as well as family and caregivers.IN the past few decades, numerous studies have reported a relation between psychosocial factors and the cause or course of malignant disease.

These investigations are reviewed by Fox,1, 2 who also Cited by: Psychosocial health is defined as a state of mental, emotional, social, and spiritual well-being. The thinking portion of psychosocial health is known as mental health.