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The Eighth Domain of Palliative Care

E. Alessandra Strada.

in Palliative Psychology

January 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Psychology. 14795 words.

This chapter discusses palliative psychology competencies in the eighth domain of palliative care, which addresses the legal and ethical aspects of palliative care. Firstly, the chapter...

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Exploring Gender and Cultural, Socioecological Considerations in Psycho-Oncology

Kimlin Tam Ashing, Judy Huei-yu Wang, Marshalee George and Clement K. Gwede.

in Gender in Psycho-Oncology

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy; Clinical Oncology; Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making. 5500 words.

The field of psychosocial oncology must respond to the needs of increasingly diverse cancer patient and survivor populations. Taking a health equity approach, this chapter reviews the...

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Female Caregivers of Male Cancer Patients

Terry Badger and Chris Segrin.

in Gender in Psycho-Oncology

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy; Clinical Oncology; Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making. 6971 words.

The diagnosis and treatment of cancer is a relationship, rather than an individual problem, because there is a patient and often an informal caregiver. In terms of male cancer patients and...

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Female Caregivers to Female Cancer Survivors

Ulrike Boehmer, Melissa A. Clark and Lisa Fredman.

in Gender in Psycho-Oncology

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy; Clinical Oncology; Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making. 6243 words.

In this chapter, the authors focus on adult female caregivers performing informal caregiving tasks to adult females diagnosed with cancer. The authors limit discussion to a binary...

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The Fifth Domain of Palliative Care

E. Alessandra Strada.

in Palliative Psychology

January 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Psychology. 16077 words.

This chapter presents palliative psychology competencies in the fifth domain of palliative care, which addresses the existential and spiritual needs of the patient and the family. The...

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The First Domain of Palliative Care

E. Alessandra Strada.

in Palliative Psychology

January 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Psychology. 17706 words.

This chapter proposes palliative psychology competencies in the first domain of palliative care based on the framework of the Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care....

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The Fourth Domain of Palliative Care

E. Alessandra Strada.

in Palliative Psychology

January 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Psychology. 18839 words.

This chapter proposes palliative psychology competencies in the fourth domain of palliative care, which addresses the social needs of the patient and the family. The unit of care in...

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Gender Considerations in Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer

Amanda L. Thompson and Molly A. Gardner.

in Gender in Psycho-Oncology

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy; Clinical Oncology; Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making. 4161 words.

Literature on adolescents and young adults (AYA) with cancer has largely focused on the biopsychosocial challenges of this developmental period, with limited attention paid to the role of...

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Gender in Psycho-Oncology

Edited by Youngmee Kim and Matthew J. Loscalzo.

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy; Clinical Oncology; Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making. 264 pages.

As cancer treatment has evolved toward precision medicine, psychosocial research and practices for cancer patients and their family members have also raised awareness of the need for a...

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The Integration of Aging and Gender to Understand the Cancer Experience Among Older Adults

Keith M. Bellizzi and Kate E. Dibble.

in Gender in Psycho-Oncology

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy; Clinical Oncology; Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making. 4836 words.

Central to understanding the experience of cancer in older adults is to recognize human behavior and the role of gender and age. The goal of this chapter is to present a general description...

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