Cancer Pain pp 23-33 | Cite as

Psychological and Behavioural Aspects of Patient and Therapist

  • M. R. Bond


Most people fear the diagnosis of cancer, either because they have read or heard that it is almost always painful and fatal, or because they have personal experience of the drawn-out suffering of a close relative or friend, especially when treatment has been minimal or ineffectual.


Emotional Distress Physical Symptom Mental Distress Behavioural Aspect Basic Aspect 
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    Shone, R. (ed.) (1982). Autohypnosis. ( Wellingborough, UK: Thorsons Ltd. ).Google Scholar
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    Swerdlow, M. (ed.) (1986) Therapy of Pain, 2nd Edn. ( Lancaster: MTP Press )Google Scholar

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