It is estimated that 3 out of 4 families will deal with cancer during the course of a lifetime. In recent years, focus has shifted from quan tity of life concerns to quality of life. Families are in need of ther apeutic assistance in dealing with treatment side effects, long-term t reatment, and cancer rehabilitation. This book uses current psychosoci al literature in combination with empirical research and clinical acco unts of family adaptation to cancer to help professionals and families cope. It is broad in scope and includes families in any life cycle (i .e. single adults, children, adolescents, and later life). This book, with its solid theoretical foundation, will be especially beneficial t o any professional who is helping a family to adapt to cancer.This book, with its solid theoretical foundation, will be especially beneficial t o any professional who is helping a family to adapt to cancer.
|Title||:||Cancer and the Family Life Cycle|
|Author||:||Theresa A. Veach, Donald R. Nicholas, Marci A. Barton|
|Publisher||:||Psychology Press - 2002|