The Topic of Cancer

The Topic of Cancer

New Perspectives on the Emotional Experience of Cancer

eBook - 2013
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This book focuses on our emotional responses to cancer by offering a range of perspectives: psychoanalytic, medical, spiritual and religious, as well as literary. The Topic of Cancer begins with Freud's cancer, widely known of but rarely understood in its historic and analytic context. Psychotherapeutic reflections are then offered on our understanding of the adult and adolescent with cancer. The dilemmas and challenges faced by today's psychotherapist with cancer are explored next and, for the first time in cancer literature, an account of the emotional demands on nurses involved in sensitive.
Publisher: London : Karnac, 2013.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (248 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Additional Contributors: Burke, Jonathan

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