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Coping and vulnerability in cancer patients

Avery D. Weisman

Coping and vulnerability in cancer patients

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by Avery D. Weisman

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Published by Project Omega, Dept. of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cancer -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Adjustment (Psychology)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes a bibliography.

    StatementAvery D. Weisman and J. William Worden.
    ContributionsWorden, J. William 1932- joint author., Project Omega.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC262 .W43
    The Physical Object
    Pagination46, [65] leaves :
    Number of Pages65
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4605401M
    LC Control Number77368624

    The better a patient can cope with the cancer, the more likely that he or she can enjoy a better quality of life. In order to deal with cancer, individuals engage in behaviors to directly address the disease; for . Anxiety and distress can affect the quality of life of patients with cancer and their families. Patients living with cancer can feel different levels of distress. There are certain risk factors for serious distress in people with cancer. Screening is done to find out if the patient needs help adjusting to cancer.

    Our books are available directly through national retailers such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and everywhere books are sold. Visit our bookstore to view information on over 40 available books, or call or email [email protected] To find out about bulk pricing, or special pricing for hospitals and cancer centers, please contact us at @ The way cancer and treatment changes your previous routine. The way family members and friends react to a cancer diagnosis. You may also struggle to cope with the side effects of cancer and its treatment, which may include: Sleeping problems. Fatigue. Pain. Nausea. These can make even the happiest person feel irritable. Coping .

    Listen to the Podcast: Managing Stress, adapted from this content.A disease such as cancer is often one of the most stressful experiences of a person's life. Coping with cancer can be more challenging with added stress from work, family, or financial concerns. Everyday stress can also make coping with a cancer . 12 Between 10% and 50% of cancer patients have been found to have depression, depending on the stage of disease and the methods used to assess depression. 13 Most studies report the prevalence of major depression in cancer patients .


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