Handbook of Psychiatry in Palliative Medicine

Handbook of Psychiatry in Palliative Medicine

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Psychiatric, or psychosocial, palliative care has transformed palliative medicine. Palliation that neglects psychosocial dimensions of patient and family experience fails to meet contemporary standards of comprehensive palliative care. While a focus on somatic issues has sometimes overshadowed attention to psychological, existential, and spiritual end-of-life challenges, the past decade has seen an all encompassing, multi-disciplinary approach to care for the dying take hold. Written by internationally known psychiatry and palliative care experts, the Handbook of Psychiatry in Palliative Medicine is an essential reference for all providers of palliative care, including psychiatrists, psychologists, mental health counselors, oncologists, hospice workers, and social workers.She felt she could only see about four inpa- tients daily because of the burden of counseling and care coordination. The nurse practitioner ... SAMPLE INTERVIEW QUESTIONS Please select at least one of the following ques- tions from each domain. The interviewing team will want ... Describe two situations from your past work experience in which you worked as part of a team? How did each work out?

Title:Handbook of Psychiatry in Palliative Medicine
Author:Harvey Max Chochinov, William Breitbart
Publisher:Oxford University Press, USA - 2009


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