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Title Perspectives on behavioural interventions in palliative and end-of-life care / edited by Rebecca S. Allen, Brian D. Carpenter and Morgan K. Eichorst
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2018
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Description 1 online resource
Series Aging and mental health research
Aging and mental health research.
Contents Chapter 1 The international context of behavioural palliative and end-of-life care: biopsychosocial and lifespan perspectives / REBECCA S. ALLEN -- chapter 2 Interventions to enhance communication and decision-making in the context of serious illness / BRIAN D. CARPENTER AND MEGHAN McDARBY -- chapter 3 Behavioural management of physical and psychological symptoms in palliative care / KRISTY SHOJI -- chapter 4 Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy for cancer patients with advanced and terminal illness / MELISSA MASTERSON -- chapter 5 Dignity Therapy / GARY ANNABLE, HARVEY MAX CHOCHINOV, SUSAN -- chapter 6 Cultural diversity and intersectionality in the end-of-life experience / KEISHA D. CARDEN -- chapter 7 Similarities and differences in behavioural interventions and impact on mental health and wellness in palliative and end-of-life care / REBECCA S. ALLEN
Summary The challenges faced by individuals and families at the end of life are still incredibly diverse, and many behavioural interventions and clinical approaches have been developed to address this great diversity of experiences in the face of dying and death, helping providers to care for their clients. Perspectives on Behavioural Interventions in Palliative and End-of-Life Care is an accessible resource that collates and explores interventions that can be used to address a wide range of behavioural, psychological, social and spiritual issues that arise when people are facing advanced chronic or life-limiting illness. Dignity TherapyInterventions to enhance communication and decision makingInterventions embracing cultural diversity and intersectionality. Meaning-Centred Psychotherapy for cancer patientsThe management of physical and mental health symptomsTogether with Perspectives on Palliative and End-of-Life Care: Disease, Social and Cultural Context, the book provides a foundation for collaborative international and interprofessional work by providing state-of science information on behavioural interventions addressing mental health and wellness. It is of interest to academics, researchers and postgraduates in the fields of mental health, medicine, psychology and social work, and is essential reading for healthcare providers and trainees from psychosocial and palliative medicine, social work and nursing. With perspectives from experienced clinicians, providers, and caregivers from around the world, this book offers a strong foundation in contemporary evidence-based practice alongside seasoned practice insights from the field
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Palliative Care -- psychology.
Complementary Therapies.
Terminal Care -- psychology.
Palliative treatment.
Terminal care -- Psychological aspects.
Terminally ill -- Psychology.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Palliative treatment.
Terminal care -- Psychological aspects.
Terminally ill -- Psychology.
Form Electronic book
Author Allen, Rebecca S., editor.
Carpenter, Brian D., editor.
Eichorst, Morgan K., editor.
ISBN 1315212269