Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-10 of 115 items for:

Psychiatry x Clinical Oncology x clear all

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for Cancer Patients

Nick Hulbert-Williams and Ray Owen.

in Psycho-Oncology

February 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Clinical Oncology. 4767 words.

Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is a third-wave cognitive behavior therapy. Developed in the 1980s and 1990s, the ACT framework is based in behavioral psychology, specifically,...

Go to Oxford Medicine Online »  abstract

Addressing the Needs of Children when a Parent Has Cancer

Cynthia W. Moore and Paula K. Rauch.

in Psycho-Oncology

February 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Clinical Oncology. 4366 words.

This chapter discusses the needs of children when a parent has cancer and provides guidance to clinicians working with adults who may be concerned whether to tell children about a...

Go to Oxford Medicine Online »  abstract

Adjustment Disorders

Madeline Li, Sarah Hales and Gary Rodin.

in Psycho-Oncology

February 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Clinical Oncology. 5847 words.

Adjustment disorder (AD) refers to a condition in which an individual reacts to an identifiable stressor with disproportionate symptoms and behaviors. Now included in the DSM-5 in the...

Go to Oxford Medicine Online »  abstract

Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer

Bradley J. Zebrack and Sheila J. Santacroce.

in Psycho-Oncology

February 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Clinical Oncology. 5709 words.

This chapter first defines the adolescence and young adulthood (AYA) population and then discusses how their unique developmental challenges interact with their cancer experience. In light...

Go to Oxford Medicine Online »  abstract

Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer

Lisa A. Schwartz, Branlyn Werba DeRosa and Anne E. Kazak.

in Psycho-Oncology

February 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Clinical Oncology. 5165 words.

The goals of this chapter are to provide rationale for the unique health and psychosocial issues of adult survivors of childhood cancer, to describe the potential physical, neurocognitive,...

Go to Oxford Medicine Online »  abstract

Anxiety Disorders

Joseph A. Greer, James MacDonald and Lara Traeger.

in Psycho-Oncology

February 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Clinical Oncology. 5564 words.

Anxiety is among the most common forms of psychological distress that patients with cancer experience. Anxiety disorders can cause marked impairment in patient functioning as well as...

Go to Oxford Medicine Online »  abstract

Art and Music Therapy

Paola M. Luzzatto and Lucanne Magill.

in Psycho-Oncology

February 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Clinical Oncology. 6030 words.

The first part of this chapter describes the main principles of the art therapy method, and where and how art therapy has been offered to adult cancer patients. The literature reports some...

Go to Oxford Medicine Online »  abstract

Assessment and Screening for Anxiety and Depression

Paul B. Jacobsen and Kristine A. Donovan.

in Psycho-Oncology

February 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Clinical Oncology. 4568 words.

This chapter identifies assessment instruments commonly used to assess anxiety and depression in psychosocial oncology research and summarizes the evidence regarding the relative merits of...

Go to Oxford Medicine Online »  abstract

Attitudinal Sources of Meaning

William S. Breitbart and Shannon R. Poppito.

in Individual Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy for Patients with Advanced Cancer

August 2014; p ublished online February 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Clinical Oncology. 1786 words.

This chapter provides instructions for conducting the fourth session of individual meaning-centered psychotherapy. The reader is instructed to explore the topic of “Attitudinal Sources of...

Go to Oxford Medicine Online »  abstract

Bereavement

Wendy G. Lichtenthal, Holly G. Prigerson and David W. Kissane.

in Psycho-Oncology

February 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Clinical Oncology. 5897 words.

Support of the many ways grief presents throughout the cancer journey allows providers to form trusting relationships with the patient and family so that they can facilitate continuity of...

Go to Oxford Medicine Online »  abstract