Education and Psychological Support of the Patient

  • S. Monfardini
  • K. Brunner
  • D. Crowther
  • S. Eckhardt
  • D. Olive
  • S. Tanneberger
  • A. Veronesi
  • J. M. A. Whitehouse
  • R. Wittes
Part of the UICC International Union Against Cancer book series (UICCI)

Abstract

Implied meaning that the patient attaches to the word “cancer”:
  1. 1.

    Pain

     
  2. 2.

    Mutilation

     
  3. 3.

    Hospitalization

     
  4. 4.

    Debts, inability to care for his own family

     
  5. 5.

    Loss of sexual attractiveness

     
  6. 6.

    Possible death

     

Keywords

Depression Aspirin Assure Smoke Peri 

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Further Reading

  1. Holland J (1982) Psychologic Aspects of Cancer. In: Cancer Medicine, Holland JF and Frei III, E (Eds), Lee & Febiger, PhiladelphiaGoogle Scholar
  2. Hersh SP (1982) Psychological Aspects of Patients with Cancer. In: Cancer Principles and Practice of Oncology, De Vita VT, Helmann SH and Rosemberg SA (Eds), JB Lippincott Company, Philadelphia-TorontoGoogle Scholar
  3. Psychosocial Aspects (1982) In: UICC Manual of Clinical Oncology, Springer-Verlag, BerlinGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Monfardini
    • 1
  • K. Brunner
    • 2
  • D. Crowther
    • 3
  • S. Eckhardt
    • 4
  • D. Olive
    • 5
  • S. Tanneberger
    • 6
  • A. Veronesi
    • 1
  • J. M. A. Whitehouse
    • 7
  • R. Wittes
    • 8
  1. 1.Centro Riferimento OncologicoAviano (Pordenone)Italy
  2. 2.Onkologie-AbteilungInselspitalBernSwitzerland
  3. 3.Manchester University and Christie Hospital and Holt Radium InstituteManchesterUK
  4. 4.National Institute of OncologyBudapestHungary
  5. 5.Service de Médécine Infantille IIHopital d’Enfants Allée du MorovanVandoeuvre-Les-NancyFrance
  6. 6.Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDRRobert-Roessle-InstitutBerlin-BuchG.D.R.
  7. 7.CRC Medical Oncology Unit, Centre Block CF99Southampton General HospitalSouthamptonUK
  8. 8.Division of Cancer Treatment, Dept. of Health, Education and WelfareNational Institute of HealthBethesdaUSA

Personalised recommendations