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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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Adopting the PREVENTABLE Model

Mauricio Maza, Karla Alfaro, Julia C. Gage and Miriam Cremer.

in Advancing the Science of Implementation across the Cancer Continuum

September 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Psychiatry; Psychology. 4728 words.

The Cervical Cancer Prevention in El Salvador (CAPE) program completed a series of human papillomavirus (HPV)-based screening demonstration projects that resulted in modification of...

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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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Advancing the Science of Implementation across the Cancer Continuum

Edited by David A. Chambers, Cynthia A. Vinson and Wynne E. Norton.

September 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Psychiatry; Psychology. 440 pages.

While many effective interventions have been developed with the potential to significantly reduce morbidity and mortality from cancer, they are of no benefit to the health of populations if...

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American Cancer Society’s Delivery of Support to Caregivers in the Community

Rachel S. Cannady and Katherine Sharpe.

in Cancer Caregivers

January 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Palliative Medicine; Medical Oncology. 5226 words.

The American Cancer Society (ACS) is committed to addressing the needs of cancer caregivers. Many caregivers are unexpectedly thrust into their role as a caregiver with little or no...

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Anthropologies of Medicine, Religion, and Spirituality and Their Application to Clinical Practice

Linda L. Barnes and Lance D. Laird.

in Spirituality and Religion Within the Culture of Medicine

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Palliative Medicine; Clinical Medicine. 8561 words.

This chapter reviews how medical anthropology has characterized and interpreted biomedicine as a cultural system in its own right. Because so much of the field has attended to how...

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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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