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Author Penedo, Frank J.

Title Cognitive-behavioral stress management for prostate cancer recovery : facilitator guide / Frank J. Penedo, Michael H. Antoni, Neil Schneiderman
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (x, 213 pages) : illustrations
Series Treatments that work
Treatments that work.
Contents Introductory information for facilitators -- Logistics of the cognitive-behavioral stress management intervention program -- Session 1: Introduction to the program/Stress awareness and physical responses/8-muscle-group progressive muscle relaxation -- Session 2: Diaphragmatic breathing and 4-muscle-groups progressive muscle relaxation/Stress awareness and the appraisal process -- Session 3: Deep breathing and counting with passive progressive muscle relaxation/Sex and sexuality after prostate cancer treatment and automatic thoughts -- Session 4: Special place imagery/Cognitive distortions -- Session 5: Relaxation for healing and well-being/Cognitive restructuring -- Session 6: Autogenic training/Coping I -- Session 7: Autogenics with visual imagery and positive self-suggestions/Coping II -- Session 8: Mantra meditation/Anger management -- Session 9: Mindfulness meditation/Assertive communication -- Session 10: Group favorite relaxation exercise/Social support and program wrap-up
Summary Men treated for localized prostate cancer have an excellent medical prognosis, but may have difficulty readjusting to life after surgery as a result of treatment related side effects. Changes in physical functioning and ongoing PSA monitoring due to the possibility of recurrence may bring added stress. Effective stress management is a key factor in increasing quality of life in this population and may play a role in maintaining overall health. Cognitive Behavioral Stress Management (CBSM) and relaxation training constitute the two components of this comprehensive program. Each session provides
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-209)
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Subject Cognitive therapy.
Prostate -- Cancer -- Patients -- Rehabilitation.
Prostate -- Cancer -- Psychological aspects.
Stress management.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy -- methods.
Postoperative Complications -- psychology.
Postoperative Complications -- rehabilitation.
Prostatectomy -- psychology.
Prostatectomy -- rehabilitation.
Prostatic Neoplasms -- complications.
Relaxation Therapy.
Stress, Psychological -- prevention & control.
Form Electronic book
Author Antoni, Michael H.
Schneiderman, Neil.
LC no. 2007043763
ISBN 0199714231 (electronic bk.)
9780199714230 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)