The Oxford Handbook of Depression and Comorbidity

Author: C. Steven Richards
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199389616
Format: PDF
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Depression is frequently associated with other psychiatric disorders and is often related to chronic health problems. Depressive symptoms are also common in chronically distressed close relationships and severe interpersonal difficulties in families and at work. The topic of depressive comorbidity is clearly very important, and while recent research in this area has been methodologically sophisticated, well presented, and inherently interesting, there has not been a comprehensive, academic resource that covers recent developments in this area. The Oxford Handbook of Depression and Comorbidity brings together scholarly contributions from world-class researchers to present a careful and empirically based review of depressive comorbidity. Cutting-edge chapters address theory, research, and practice, while capturing the diversity, evidence-base, and importance of depressive comorbidity. Specific topics include the comorbidity between depression and PTSD, alcohol use, and eating, anxiety, panic, bipolar, personality, and sleep disorders, as well as schizophrenia, suicide, cardiovascular disease, cancer, pain, obesity, intimate relationships, and many more. The Oxford Handbook of Depression and Comorbidity is a unique and much-needed resource that will be helpful to a broad range of researchers and practitioners including clinical and counseling psychologists, psychiatrists, marital and family therapists, social workers, and counselors working in mental-health and general health-care settings, as well as students in these areas.

Breast Cancer Nursing Care and Management

Author: Victoria Harmer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444329340
Format: PDF, ePub
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"This book is an excellent resource for nurses working in either a hospital or primary care" —Breast Cancer Care News "This book would be really helpful to other breast cancer nurses and students about to embark on work in this field" —Journal of Community Nursing This comprehensive handbook is for nurses and other healthcare professionals involved in the care of people with breast cancer. It gives up-to-date evidence-based information and practical advice on nursing care throughout diagnosis, treatment, recovery and end-of-life care. Each chapter is written by an expert in the field. Topics include the anatomy of the breast, available treatments, complementary therapies, the psychological care of patients and their families, and the role of the specialist nurse. This book provides a well-balanced approach to all aspects of managing breast malignancy. The importance of writing from a nursing perspective is underlined so that the essence of support and bedside care is maintained. This second edition includes: Updates on guidelines as well as references to recent trials and changes to the breast screening programme A new chapter on survivorship issues covering the long-term consequences and effects of recovering from breast cancer

Health Psychology A Cultural Approach

Author: Regan Gurung
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285062116
Format: PDF
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Using a conversational style that conveys the excitement, research base, and real-world applications of the field, Regan A. R. Gurung introduces health psychology with an integrated cultural perspective. Gurung focuses on key determinants of behavior--such as family, ethnicity, and religion--which are not always highlighted in health psychology books. The text is packed with the most up-to-date citations available, presenting topics taken straight from headline news as well as classic issues in the field. A range of vivid examples from different cultural groups provides you with a comprehensive description of basic theories and an overview of cutting-edge research in health psychology. Special sections that highlight clinical applications, coverage of personality and social psychological theories, and chapters devoted to variations in cultural beliefs, human development, and different diseases combine to give you the best of many worlds. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Onkologie Basiswissen

Author: Karl R. Aigner
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3662485850
Format: PDF, ePub
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Dieses Werk legt eine solide und fundierte onkologische Wissensbasis; es zeigt auf, warum Menschen an Krebs erkranken, wie der Körper auf Krebs reagiert und welche Präventions- und Behandlungsmöglichkeiten es für verschiedene Krebserkrankungen gibt. Entstehungsmechanismen, Diagnose- und Therapieoptionen inklusive moderner Entwicklungen in der personalisierten Medizin und der regionalen Chemotherapie werden vorgestellt und diskutiert. Das Buch richtet sich an angehende Ärzte aller Fachrichtungen sowie Angehörige von Gesundheitsberufen, die sich grundlegend mit der Onkologie beschäftigen wollen. Es bietet eine wertvolle Grundlage für das Aneignen tiefer gehenden Fachwissens.

Der Panama Hut

Author: Irvin D. Yalom
Publisher: btb Verlag
ISBN: 3641119766
Format: PDF, ePub
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Schlüsselmomente der Psychoanalyse - humorvoll und lehrreich in Szene gesetzt Wie sieht es aus, das richtige Verhältnis zwischen Therapeut und Klient? Welche Abgründe gilt es zu verbergen, welche offen zu legen? Was ist von Patiententräumen zu halten, in denen der Therapeut eine entscheidende Rolle spielt? Irvin D. Yalom, Amerikas angesehenster und wortgewaltigster Psychotherapeut, zieht die Bilanz seines über fünfzigjährigen Berufslebens und beschert seinen Lesern ungewohnte Einblicke in das Leben eines Therapeuten - ein lehrreiches und mit zahlreichen Anekdoten gewürztes Lesevergnügen.

Psychology Applied to Modern Life Adjustment in the 21st Century

Author: Wayne Weiten
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1111186634
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Filled with comprehensive, balanced coverage of classic and contemporary research, relevant examples, and engaging applications, this text shows students how psychology helps them understand themselves and the world--and uses psychological principles to illuminate the variety of opportunities they have in their lives and their future careers. While professors cite this bestselling book for its academic credibility and the authors’ ability to stay current with hot topics, students say it’s one text they just don’t want to stop reading. Students and instructors alike find the text to be a highly readable, engaging, visually appealing package, providing a wealth of material they can put to use every day. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Oncology Nursing Clinical Reference

Author: Shirley E. Otto
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323025171
Format: PDF
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Designed to keep pace with the many demands and challenges placed upon the oncology and medical-surgical nurse, this handy resource contains "must-know" oncology information in a quick access format. Using a symptom-management approach to oncology nursing, this easy-to-use reference features succinct coverage of common types of cancer, including a chapter on pediatric cancers. The drug information section of the book and appendix features content from the Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2004. Practical, clinical information provided in a concise outline format. Clear, consistent organization makes information easy to find. Topics are listed at the beginning of each chapter with corresponding book pages numbers to facilitate ease of use. Written by an experienced practitioner and author. Oncologic Emergencies chapter details 12 different emergencies. Covers important end-of-life and psychosocial issues with chapters on Hospice & Palliative Care and Grief & Bereavement Issues. Includes chapters on support therapies such as Complementary, Alternative, & Herbal Medicine, Hormonal Therapy, and Nutrition. Symptom Management chapter helps practitioners identify and share important comfort information with patients. Appendix includes the most commonly prescribed chemotherapeutic agents and pain medications for cancer patients. Spiral binding allows easy carrying and reference while in a clinical setting.

Arzneimitteltherapie in der Palliativmedizin

Author: Claudia Bausewein
Publisher: "Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag"
ISBN: 3437298704
Format: PDF, ePub
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Palliativmedizinisches Arzneimittelwissen – kompetent und praxisnah Nach über 10 Jahren jetzt die 2. Auflage mit aktuellen, umfassende Informationen zu allen praxisrelevanten Medikamenten im Bereich der Palliativmedizin. Detaillierte Arzneimittelmonografien, nach Organsystemen und Einsatzbereichen geordnet Ausführliche Informationen zu Sonderfällen in der Palliativmedizin wie z.B. Anwendungen außerhalb der Zulassung (''off-label use'') Alternative Applikationsformen Dosierungsanpassung bei Organinsuffizienz Darstellung von Alternativ- und Begleitmedikation Diese deutsche Fassung basiert auf wissenschaftlichen Erkenntnissen und den Erfahrungen langjährig tätiger Palliativmediziner aus dem englischsprachigen Raum, inklusive Pharmazeuten, die sich auf diesen Bereich spezialisiert haben. Die deutsche Fassung wurde von einer spezialisierten Pharmazeutin gemeinsam mit einer erfahrenen Palliativmedizinerin auf die Erfordernisse im deutschsprachigen Raum angepasst. Die neue, 2. Auflage wurde durch zahlreiche weitere Arzneimittelmonografien ergänzt um Präparatebeispiele für die Schweiz und Österreich erweitert inhaltlich auf den aktuellen wissenschaftlichen Stand der Palliativmedizin gebracht

Yoga and the Wisdom of Menopause

Author: Suza Francina
Publisher: HCI
ISBN: 9780757300653
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Hormone Treatment Is Called Harmful-Washington Post, 7/10/02 Estrogen Use Linked to Higher Cancer Risk-Boston Globe, 7/17/02 31.2 million women facing menopause in America are concerned by these headlines. Most women today will live over one-third of their lives post-menopausal, but what about the age-old solution of hormone replacement therapy? In 2002 the U.S. government halted a major study of hormone therapy because it increased the risk of invasive breast cancer. Now, millions of women are left wondering whether they should approach menopause without hormones, suffering from hot flashes and low sex drive or take hormones and live in fear of being another statistic. Suza Francina has a simpler solution: Yoga. In this practical book, Francina, a leading yogi and author of The New Yoga for People Over 50, shows how yoga can be a powerful tool to help women turn menopause into a positive and empowering experience, both physically and spiritually. Included are easy-to-follow, indexed photos of yoga poses that alleviate key menopausal problems including: hormonal changes; hot flashes; irregular bleeding; fibroids; stress and anxiety, mood swings, depression and fatigue; bone loss; heart disease and cancer. Francina delivers a timely and truly heartening message to women: you don't have to get weaker or depressed when facing menopause, it can truly be an empowering, restorative time.