Michael K Miovic

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Little quantitative data exist on what the content of non-manualized psychotherapy in contemporary clinical settings actually is, and what patients and clinicians think it ought to be. This descriptive pilot study identified potential content areas to address in psychotherapy, quantified the relative importance of these domains of discussion to patients vs.(More)
This article outlines the philosophical background to spiritual psychology and selectively reviews Western and Eastern literature on the subject. The world views of theism, atheism, and agnosticism are defined and critiqued, and the boundaries of scientific knowledge discussed. The views of James, Jung, and Freud are reviewed, and the contributions of(More)
Angry, threatening, or otherwise disruptive behavior by patients can interfere with necessary oncologic treatment, sometimes to the point of rendering continued care impossible. We offer oncology clinicians guidance in dealing with difficult outpatients by discussing the differential diagnosis and multidisciplinary management of treatment-disrupting(More)
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