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Author Brown, Ronald T.

Title Comprehensive Handbook of Childhood Cancer and Sickle Cell Disease : a Biopsychosocial Approach
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (603 pages)
Series OUP E-Books
Contents Contents; Contributors; I: Introduction; 1 Why a Comprehensive Handbook on Pediatric Psychosocial Oncology/Hematology; 2 Cancer and Blood Disorders in Childhood: Biopsychosocial-Developmental Issues in Assessment and Treatment; 3 Stress and Coping in the Pediatric Cancer Experience; 4 Family Issues When a Child Is on Treatment for Cancer; 5 Psychosocial and Behavioral Issues in Stem Cell Transplantation; 6 Peer, Friendship Issues, and Emotional Well-Being; 7 Pain and Procedure Management; 8 Adherence to Treatment Demands
9 Quality of Life in Childhood Cancer: Meaning, Methods, and Missing Pieces10 Spirituality and Complementary and Alternative Medicine; 11 A Goodness-of-Fit Ethic for Informed Consent to Pediatric Cancer Research; 12 Problem-Solving Skills Training for Mothers of Children With Newly Diagnosed Cancer; 13 Psychological and Social Effects of Surviving Childhood Cancer; 14 Neuropsychological Late Effects; 15 Posttraumatic Stress and Posttraumatic Growth in Childhood Cancer Survivors and
Summary Represents multidisciplinary and international efforts and a combination of research and service. Containing information for patients and families, this volume will be useful to the psychologists, psychiatrists, oncologists, nurses, and social workers who help children and their families through the treatment, recovery and grieving process
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Neoplasms -- psychology.
Anemia, Sickle Cell -- psychology.
Cancer in children -- Psychological aspects
Cancer in children.
Sickle cell anemia in children.
Cancer in children -- Psychological aspects.
Cancer in children.
Sickle cell anemia in children.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0195169859