Helping Cancer Patients Cope: A Problem-Solving Approach / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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- American Psychological Association
The volume outlines a 10-session program that can be adapted to group, family, and individual settings. How to teach specific skills, such as problem formulation, decision making, and solution implementation covered in detail. Throughout, the authors provide numerous case examples, transcripts from sessions, and sample introductions that show how to teach new skills. Also included are homework assignments and handouts that will help relieve patients' sense of helplessness and despair and instill a sense of control and hope.
This book will be a helpful adjunct to on-going treatment groups or in individual therapy for psychologists, psychiatrists, nurse specialists, counselors, and social workers.