Comprehensive Handbook of Childhood Cancer and Sickle Cell Disease: A Biopsychosocial Approach

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Ronald Brown, editor of Oxford's Journal of Pediatric Psychology, has assembled over 60 renowned authors to provide a thorough presentation of state-of-the-art research and literature on pediatric psychosocial oncology. This important volume fulfills the clear need for an up-to-date, comprehensive handbook for practitioners that delineates the most recent research in the field - the first of its kind in over a decade.
I INTRODUCTION ; 1. Why a Comprehensive Handbook on Paediatric Psychosocial Oncology/Hematology ; 2. Cancer and Blood Disorders in Childhood: Biopsychosocial-Developmental Issues in Assessment and Treatment ; II THE CANCER EXPERIENCE "ON 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 Pieces ; 10. Spirituality and Complementary and Alternative Medicine ; 11. A Goodness-of-Fit Ethic for Informed Consent to Pediatric Cancer Research ; 12. Problem-Solving Skills for Mothers of Children With Newly Diagnosed Cancer ; III CANCER LATE EFFECTS "OFF TREATMENT" ; 13. Psychological and Social Effects of Surviving Childhood Cancer ; 14. Neuropsychological Late Effects ; 15. Posttraumatic Stress and Posttraumatic Growth in Childhood Cancer Survivors and Their Parents ; 16. Interventions for Cancer Late Effects and Survivorship ; 17. Maximizing School, Academic and Social Outcomes in Children and Adolescents with Cancer ; IV PALLIATIVE CARE AND END-OF-LIFE ISSUES ; 18. Issues in Palliative Care ; 19. Loss and Grief ; V PREVENTION OF PRIMARY AND SECONDARY MALIGNANCIES ; 20. Genetic Issues ; 21. Prevention and Cessation of Tobacco Use and Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke ; 22. Health Promotion and Primary Prevention of Cancer ; VI SICKLE CELL DISEASE ; 23. Biopsychosocial and Developmental Issues Related to Sickle Cell Disease ; 24. Neuropsychological Aspects of Sickle Cell Disease ; 25. Psychosocial Adaption of Children and Adolescents with Sickle Cell Disease ; 26. Family Systems in Paediatric Sickle Cell Disease ; 27. Pain Management of Sickle Cell Disease ; VII TRAINING, FUNDING AND COLLABORATIVE ENDEVOURS ; 28. Training in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology ; 29. Research Opportunities and Collaborative Multisite Studies in Psychosocial Hemotology/Oncology ; VIII PROSPECTIVE AND RETROSPECTIVE VIEW OF PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY ; 30. A Prospective and Retrospective View of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Over recent decades, tremendous advances in the prevention, medical treatment, and quality of life issues in children and adolescents surviving cancer have spawned a host of research on pediatric psychosocial oncology. This important volume fulfills the clear need for an up-to-date, comprehensive handbook for practitioners that delineates the most recent research in the field--the first of its kind in over a decade. Over 60 renowned authors have been assembled to provide a thorough presentation of the state-of-the art research and literature, with topics including: -Neuropsychological effects of chemotherapy and radiation therapy -Bone marrow transplantation -Important issues about quality of life during and following treatment -Collaborative research among child-focused psychologists -Standards of psychological care for children and adolescents -Stress and coping in the pediatric cancer experience -The role of family and peer relationshipsThe Comprehensive Handbook of Childhood Cancer and Sickle Cell Disease represents both multidisciplinary and international efforts, an alliance between physicians and parents, and a combination of research and service. With a wealth of information of great interest to patients and their families, this volume will also be a welcome resource to the psychologists, psychiatrists, pediatricians, oncologists, nurses, and social workers who confront these issues as they help children and their families through the treatment, recovery, and grieving processes.
Editiert von: Ronald T. Brown
Dr. Ronald T. Brown is Dean of Temple University's College of Health Professions. He is a leading pediatric psychologist who specializes in children and adolescents with chronic illnesses, attention deficit disorders and learning disabilities. Brown's current research efforts include studies on family intervention for high-risk infants with sickle cell disease, depression in children with chronic illnesses, and family functioning for children with cancer.

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Autor: Ronald T. Brown
ISBN-13 :: 9780195169850
ISBN: 0195169859
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.03.2006
Gewicht: 1252g
Seiten: 586
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Buch, 253x186x34 mm
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