Psychosocial aspects of palliative care.

@article{Pasacreta1998PsychosocialAO,
  title={Psychosocial aspects of palliative care.},
  author={J. Pasacreta and M. Pickett},
  journal={Seminars in oncology nursing},
  year={1998},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={
          110-20
        }
}
  • J. Pasacreta, M. Pickett
  • Published 1998
  • Medicine
  • Seminars in oncology nursing
  • OBJECTIVES To provide information about factors that affect psychosocial adjustment among individuals and families who are faced with chronic illness; to discuss assessment guidelines and risk factors that may indicate a need for professional intervention; and to review psychosocial interventions that are used to minimized distress and promote adaptation. DATA SOURCES Research studies, review articles, and book chapters. CONCLUSIONS The majority of cancer patients experience emotional… CONTINUE READING
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