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Counseling Women with Breast Cancer

Counseling Women with Breast Cancer
A Guide for Professionals

July 2000 | 192 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

This comprehensive guide for mental health practitioners and medical professionals addresses the delicate issues surrounding breast cancer and the processes involved in emotional coping and healing. Unlike other works, this volume takes a practice-oriented approach, offering readers a review of the medical, psychological and social aspects of breast cancer. Using case studies that depict women from diverse backgrounds, this text focuses on current research, interventions, psychological assessment, and addresses the concerns of women. Students and practitioners alike will appreciate this engagingly written and informative book.

Setting the Stage
Breast Cancer
What You Need to Know

Risk Factors and Prevention
The Breast Cancer Experience
How to Do a Psychosocial Assessment
Intervening with the Individual
Group Interventions
Family Issues
Therapeutic Issues

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ISBN: 9780761908340
ISBN: 9780761908333

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