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Helping cancer patients cope : a problem-solving approach

Author: Arthur M Nezu
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, ©1998.
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Presents a detailed treatment manual for conducting problem-solving therapy (PST) for adult cancer patients. The authors describe the profound and extensive psychosocial difficulties that cancer patients often experience. They present the theory underlying this particular form of psychosocial treatment, the research base supporting its general efficacy, and the rationale for its particular applicability for the
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 98036683
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur M Nezu
OCLC Number: 227017354
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 314 pages) : illustrations
Contents: I. The Nature of Cancer and Coping. Ch. 1. Cancer and Its Consequences. Ch. 2. A Problem-Solving Conceptualization of Coping: Theory, Research, and Relevance to Cancer --
II. An Overview of Training. Ch. 3. Problem-Solving Therapy for Cancer Patients: Overview, Process, and Related Clinical Issues. Ch. 4. Critical Elements of Training --
III. Problem-Solving Coping Skills Training. Ch. 5. Problem Orientation. Ch. 6. Problem Definition and Formulation. Ch. 7. Generation of Alternatives. Ch. 8. Decision Making. Ch. 9. Solution Implementation and Verification. Ch. 10. Practice, Practice, Practice --
IV. Adaptation of Problem-Solving Therapy for Caregiver Training. Ch. 11. Problem-Solving Education for Family Caregivers of Cancer Patients.
Other Titles: PsycBooks.
Responsibility: Arthur M. Nezu [and others].

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This work offers a time-limited programme to teach cancer patients problem-solving techniques. This model has been empirically shown to relieve suffering and aid cancer patients in constructing  Read more...

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