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Addressing Suffering in Palliative Care: Two Psychotherapeutic Models

Lissa Parsonnet and Carrie Lethborg.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work

April 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Communication Skills; Community Medical Services. 7010 words.

This textbook on palliative social work is a companion volume to the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine and the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing. To that end, this...

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Advance Directives from a Social Work Perspective: Influence of Culture and Family Dynamics

Karen Bullock.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work

April 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Communication Skills; Community Medical Services. 9312 words.

This textbook on palliative social work is a companion volume to the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine and the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing. To that end, this...

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Anorexia and Cachexia

Dorothy Wholihan.

in Physical Aspects of Care

May 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 3260 words.

Anorexia is defined as reduced appetite or loss of desire to eat and is a symptom that accompanies many common illnesses, including cancer, cardiac disease, neurologic disorders, and other...

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Anxiety and Depression

Jeannie V. Pasacreta, Pamela A. Minarik, Leslie Nield-Anderson and Judith A. Paice.

in Physical Aspects of Care

May 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 7194 words.

This chapter provides information regarding the assessment and treatment of anxiety and depression among individuals faced with chronic or life-threatening illness and delineates...

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Artificial Nutrition and Hydration

Michelle S. Gabriel and Jennifer A. Tschanz.

in Physical Aspects of Care

May 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 3955 words.

Decisions to initiate or withhold and withdraw the interventions of artificial nutrition and hydration (ANH) can be challenging for patients, their families, and members of the health care...

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Australian Palliative Social Work

Julie Garrard, Julie Greathouse, Sue Hearn and Patricia McKinnon.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work

April 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Communication Skills; Community Medical Services. 3952 words.

This textbook on palliative social work is a companion volume to the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine and the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing. To that end, this...

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Bereavement

Victor Pace, Adrian Treloar, Sharon Scott and Max Watson.

in Dementia

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Communication Skills; Palliative Medicine; Neurology. 4992 words.

Introduction - Theories of grief and bereavement - Bereavement in people with dementia - Bereavement in carers of people with dementia - Providing bereavement support

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Bereavement in the Beginning Phase of Life: Grief in Children and Their Families

Nancy F. Cincotta.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work

April 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Communication Skills; Community Medical Services. 11052 words.

This textbook on palliative social work is a companion volume to the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine and the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing. To that end, this...

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Caregivers in Palliative Care: Roles and Responsibilities

Myra Glajchen.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work

April 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Communication Skills; Community Medical Services. 9447 words.

This textbook on palliative social work is a companion volume to the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine and the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing. To that end, this...

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Clinical Trials and the Role of Social Work

BrintzenhofeSzoc Karlynn.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work

April 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Communication Skills; Community Medical Services. 8828 words.

This textbook on palliative social work is a companion volume to the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine and the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing. To that end, this...

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