Turning curses into blessings: an Eastern approach to psychosocial oncology.

@article{Chan2006TurningCI,
  title={Turning curses into blessings: an Eastern approach to psychosocial oncology.},
  author={Cecilia Lai-wan Chan and Rainbow Tin Hung Ho and W. B. Fu and Amy Yin Man Chow},
  journal={Journal of psychosocial oncology},
  year={2006},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={15-32}
}
Cancer patients experience enormous psychological stress in addition to their physical suffering. Neither disease- nor symptomspecific approaches in the conventional Western medical model or single- modal psychological intervention focusing on stress and anxiety are sufficient to relieve patients of their pain and trauma resulting from cancer. Through years of working with Chinese cancer patients and witnessing their growth and resilience, we were motivated to develop an Eastern Body-Mind… CONTINUE READING