Book 2013

Psychological Aspects of Cancer


ISBN: 978-1-4614-4865-5 (Print) 978-1-4614-4866-2 (Online)

Table of contents (24 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-11

    Psychoneuroimmunology and Cancer: Incidence, Progression, and Quality of Life

  3. Chapter

    Pages 13-30

    Inflammation, Chronic Disease, and Cancer: Is Psychological Distress the Common Thread?

  4. Chapter

    Pages 31-64

    Psychological Aspects of Hereditary Cancer Risk Counseling and Genetic Testing

  5. Chapter

    Pages 65-73

    Mastectomy to Prevent Breast Cancer: Psychosocial Aspects of Women’s Decision-Making

  6. Chapter

    Pages 75-82

    Decision Aids in Advanced Cancer

  7. Chapter

    Pages 83-99

    Cancer Fatalism: Attitudes Toward Screening and Care

  8. Chapter

    Pages 101-117

    Positive Psychology Perspectives Across the Cancer Continuum: Meaning, Spirituality, and Growth

  9. Chapter

    Pages 119-127

    Stress,Coping,and Hope

  10. Chapter

    Pages 129-155

    Religiousness and Spirituality in Coping with Cancer

  11. Chapter

    Pages 157-175

    Controversies in Psycho-Oncology

  12. Chapter

    Pages 177-198

    Psychosocial Interventions for Couples Coping with Cancer: A Systematic Review

  13. Chapter

    Pages 199-212

    The Impact of Cancer and Its Therapies on Body Image and Sexuality

  14. Chapter

    Pages 213-220

    Cancer Caregivership

  15. Chapter

    Pages 221-253

    Psychosocial Interventions in Cancer

  16. Chapter

    Pages 255-278

    Quality of Life

  17. Chapter

    Pages 279-289

    Exercise for Cancer Patients: Treatment of Side Effects and Quality of Life

  18. Chapter

    Pages 291-308

    Use of the Classic Hallucinogen Psilocybin for Treatment of Existential Distress Associated with Cancer

  19. Chapter

    Pages 309-326

    The Placebo and Nocebo Effects in Cancer Treatment

  20. Chapter

    Pages 327-346

    Psychological Factors and Survivorship: A Focus on Post-treatment Cancer Survivors

  21. Chapter

    Pages 347-360

    Complementary Mind–Body Therapies in Cancer

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