Titel: Surviving Cancer Emotionally
Autor/en: Roger Granet
Learning How to Heal.
John Wiley & Sons
17. September 2001 - kartoniert - 242 Seiten
Inspiration and Information to Help You Cope With the Emotional Effects of Cancer Cancer changes our lives physically and emotionally. The more you understand about your psychological reactions to cancer, the more effectively you can cope. In this powerful book, Dr. Roger Granet, a psychiatrist who specializes in the emotional side effects of cancer and its treatment, draws on two decades of experience as he explains what you can expect emotionally at each phase. Here s advice on:
- Dealing with the diagnosis
- Finding the coping style that s right for you
- Handling the many demands of treatment
- Knowing when to ask for help and how to find it
- Surviving and coming to terms with a different you
- Handling the fear of recurrence
Written with compassion and clarity, Surviving Cancer Emotionally reveals how we can cope with a devastating illness and turn it into a positive catalyst for embracing life. " Dr. Grane provides ways to help people heal emotionally as they cope with an illness that carries great fears with it. Patients and families will find this book a helpful companion as they undertake the cancer journey with all its twists and turns." Jimmie Holland, M.D., Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center " Dr. Granet is a caring physician with a heart and soul, and an unusual gift for telling a story. This book should be read by anybody who has cancer, or w has a loved one with cancer." Robert Michels, M.D., University Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry, Cornell University, and former Dean and Provost, Cornell University MedicalCollege
Acknowledgments; introduction; cancer and feelings; understanding cancer's emotional reality; coping: what works, what doesn't, and why; the emotional course of cancer; one crisis ends, another begins; coping with diagnosis; treatment's many demands; survival: returning to normal ?; special considerations; cancer's emotional disorders and their treatment; for family and friends; afterword - cancer's journey and other good fortunes; sources and further readings; resources.
ROGER GRANET, M.D., F.A.P.A., is a consulting psychiatrist at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, a lecturer in psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and an attending physician at New York Presbyterian Hospital and Morristown Memorial Hospital. He maintains private practices in New York City and Morristown, New Jersey.
"...a user-friendly guide to surviving a cancer diagnosis and the ensuing treatment will be enormously helpful to patient and their intimates." (Publishers Weekly, September 2001)