2008

Helping Couples Cope with Women’s Cancers

An Evidence-Based Approach for Practitioners

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ISBN: 978-0-387-74802-3 (Print) 978-0-387-74803-0 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-5

  2. Assessment: Toward an Understanding of How Couples Cope with Cancer

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 7-7

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      Pages 9-33

      The Nature of Cancer and Its Psychosocial Challenges

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      Pages 35-51

      Why Work with Couples?

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      Pages 53-67

      Assessing the Couple’s Adjustment to Cancer

  3. Intervention: Helping Couples Cope with Women’s Cancers

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 69-69

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      Pages 71-81

      Integrating Tasks of Illness into the Couple’s Daily Routine

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      Pages 83-103

      Building Cognitive Coping Skills

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      Pages 105-119

      Communicating Support

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      Pages 121-144

      Expanding the Couple’s Coping Skills

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      Pages 145-174

      Enhancing Sexuality and Body Image

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 175-194

      Helping Children to Cope when a Mother Has Cancer

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      Pages 195-222

      Living with Cancer After Treatment Ends

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 223-229