Psycho-Oncology

Psycho-Oncology

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Originally published by Oxford in 1998, Psycho-Oncology was the first comprehensive text in the field and remains the gold standard today. The second edition reflects the explosion of information and major advances in psychological, psychiatric, and social aspects of cancer treatment and research since the book's inception. Spearheaded by Dr. Jimmie Holland, who is widely recognized as the founder of the field of psycho-oncology, the book's editors are a veritable who's who of psycho-oncology, reflecting the interdisciplinary nature and global reach of this growing field. Some of the highlights of the revision include new or expanded coverage of topics including cognitive dysfunction caused by chemotherapy, major 'somatopsychic' symptoms caused by proinflammatory cytokines, evidence-based clinical practice guidelines from around the world, survivorship issues, psychotherapeutic interventions, and psychopharmacologic interventions. Developed in collaboration with the American Psychosocial Society and the International Psycho-oncology Society, this fully updated text will be of interest to psychiatrists, psychologists, mental health counselors, oncologists, hospice workers, and social workers.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 720 pages
  • 224 x 280 x 38mm | 1,859.72g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 019536743X
  • 9780195367430
  • 626,901

About Jimmie C. Holland

Dr. Holland holds the Wayne E. Chapman Chair in Psychiatric Oncology in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Sloan-Kettering Memorial Cancer Center and is Professor and Vice-Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at Weill Medical College of Cornell University.show more

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Psycho-oncology is an in-depth, comprehensive reference on all aspects of cancer care and provides excellent value for money. It is highly recommended and will be a valuable resource for oncologists, mental health professionals and nursing staff. Oncology News As with the previous edition, it contains just about all there is to say about psychology and oncology and underlines the advances that have been made in the field over the last 10-20 years. Psycho-Oncologyshow more

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