The psychological aspects of the treatment and management of the patient with cancer; it combines elements of psychiatry, psychology, and medicine with special concern for the psychosocial needs of the patient and his or her family.
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/ oncologista e o paciente Psychooncology. (8) especifico, as normas culturais regionais, as normas profissionais institucionais, a formacao na transmissao de mas noticias e os pedidos da familia para reter informacoes do paciente.
Interventions for couples coping with cancer resulted in improvements in communication, dyadic coping, quality of life, psychosocial distress, sexual functioning, and marital satisfaction (Psychooncology. 2014 Apr;23[7]:731-9).
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In particular, when patients undergo acute treatment, arts therapies are recommended as well, when physicians detect the need for psychosocial support and therefore consult psychooncology services.
(2010), where only 25 percent of breast and medical oncology patients who were referred to the psychooncology service after positive distress screening actually accepted the referral.
Mitchell of the Leicester (England) Royal Infirmary for use in screening cancer patients for depression and anxiety (Psychooncology 2010;19:125-33; Psychooncology 2010;19:134-40).
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