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Adaptation of Meaning-Centered Group Psychotherapy in the Israeli Context

Gil Goldzweig, Ilanit Hasson-Ohayon, Gali Elinger, Anat Laronne, Reut Wertheim and Noam Pizem.

in Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy in the Cancer Setting

December 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Clinical Medicine; Psychiatry. 6960 words.

The implementation and dissemination of psychosocial interventions across different countries is a major challenge to clinicians worldwide. Cultural and societal considerations are required...

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Adapting Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy for Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer

Julia A. Kearney and Jennifer S. Ford.

in Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy in the Cancer Setting

December 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Clinical Medicine; Psychiatry. 7763 words.

There is a lack of validated psychotherapeutic interventions for the adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer population, despite years of evidence of significant need. AYAs with cancer...

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Adapting Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy in the Palliative Care Setting

Melissa Masterson, Barry Rosenfeld, Hayley Pessin and Natalie Fenn.

in Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy in the Cancer Setting

December 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Clinical Medicine; Psychiatry. 6642 words.

Meaning-centered psychotherapy (MCP) has demonstrated effectiveness in aiding patients with advanced cancer search for and attain a sense of meaning in life despite serious illness. Work...

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Advance Directives

Talia Weiss Wiesel and Yesne Alici.

in Geriatric Psycho-Oncology

December 2014; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Psychiatry. 1214 words.

This chapter defines advance directives as instructions outlined by patients that are intended to ensure that patients’ wishes regarding end-of-life care are respected and carried out, even...

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Anxiety Disorders

Alan D. Valentine.

in Psycho-Oncology

December 2014; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Psychiatry. 1701 words.

Cancer patients are vulnerable to anxiety in all phases of the disease experience, from screening for risk in those without documented disease, through active treatment, to life as a cancer...

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Anxiety Disorders

Tatiana D. Starr, Talia Weiss Wiesel and Yesne Alici.

in Geriatric Psycho-Oncology

December 2014; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Psychiatry. 2825 words.

This chapter defines anxiety and provides an overview of the screening, interventions, and treatment of this symptom in older cancer patients. Some degree of anxiety is experienced by most...

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Anxiety Disorders in Palliative Care

William S. Breitbart.

in Psychosocial Palliative Care

April 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Psychiatry. 3104 words.

Anxiety is common in palliative care patients and may significantly impact patients’ quality of life. Anxiety can have many etiologies resulting in different anxiety syndromes, ranging from...

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Attitudinal Sources of Meaning

William S. Breitbart and Shannon R. Poppito.

in Meaning-Centered Group Psychotherapy for Patients with Advanced Cancer

August 2014; p ublished online February 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Psychiatry. 1856 words.

This chapter provides instructions for conducting the fifth session of meaning-centered group psychotherapy. The reader is instructed to explore the topic of ‘Attitudinal Sources of...

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Brain Cancer

Alan D. Valentine.

in Psycho-Oncology

December 2014; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Psychiatry. 2358 words.

This chapter discusses the psychiatric effects of primary and metastatic brain tumors that present challenges for patients, caregivers, and clinicians. The emotional burden is considerable....

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Breast Cancer

Mary Jane Massie.

in Psycho-Oncology

December 2014; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Psychiatry. 1760 words.

This chapter provides and an overview of the psychosocial dimensions of breast cancer and it outlines the screening, interventions, and management these psychosocial issues in breast cancer...

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