Psychology of Cancer


Nathan L. Hicks (Editor)
Rodney E. Warren (Editor)

Series: Health Psychology Research Focus
BISAC: PSY000000

In this book, the authors discuss the psychological aspects of dealing with cancer. Topics include the study that physical activity can improve the psychological outcomes in cancer survivors; the psychological and spiritual well-being of women diagnosed with breast cancer and participating in a yoga-based stress-reduction program; parent’s experiences of their child’s transition from treatment for childhood cancer; post-traumatic growth and the cancer experiences; parenting a child with leukemia; and information preferences, coping styles and participation behavior of older cancer patients. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Physical Activity and Cancer
(Holly Blake, Rebekah E. Tennyson, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom)
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Psychological and Spiritual Well-Being of Women with Breast Cancer Participating in the Art of Living Program
(Arielle Warner, Kathleen Wall, Harjus Birk, Cheryl Koopman, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA)
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The End of Treatment is Not the End: Parent’s Experiences of their Child’s Transition from Treatment for Childhood Cancer
(Sian Mckenzie, Christine Curle, Clinical Psychologists, Community Mental Health Team, The Bridge Priory Park, Wells, Somerset, United Kingdom)

Posttraumatic Growth and the Cancer Experience
(Stephen K. Trapp, Laura Slosky, Jennifer D. Lamanna, Gillian G. Leibach, Monica Durrette, Marilyn Stern, Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA)

Parenting a Child with Leukemia: A Key Role in the Global Adjustment of Child
(Marta Tremolada, Sabrina Bonichini, Marta Pillon, Department of Paediatrics, Oncology Hemathology Division, University Hospital of Padova, Italy, and Department of Developmental and Social Psychology, University of Padova, Italy)

Older Cancer Patients’ Anxiety, Information Preference, Coping Style and Participation during Consultation: Effects on Recall of Information
(Frank Tol, Jesse Jansen, Jozien Bensing, Julia van Weert, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research (NIVEL), Utrecht, the Netherlands, and others)


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