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Meaning-Centered Group Psychotherapy for Cancer Patients

Christina M. Puchalski

in A Time for Listening and Caring: Spirituality and the Care of the Chronically Ill and Dying

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195146820
eISBN:
9780199999866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146820.003.0017
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter discusses the concept and principle of so-called meaning-centered group psychotherapy for cancer patients, explaining that this form of therapy is designed to help patients with advanced ... More


Mind and Body

Eric J. Cassell

in The Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Medicine

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195156164
eISBN:
9780199999880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156164.003.0013
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter discusses and examines the question: how does the mind act on the body? It presents a thesis that pertains to meanings and the things people do, the former being essential to the latter. ... More


The Changing Face of Volunteering in Hospice and Palliative Care

Ros Scott and Steven Howlett (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198788270
eISBN:
9780191830211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788270.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Palliative Medicine and Older People

Volunteers have a long history of supporting the development and delivery of hospice and palliative care in most countries throughout the world. As hospice and palliative care services anticipate ... More


Spiritual care

Mark Cobb

in Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care: A community based approach for life limiting illness

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198806677
eISBN:
9780191844249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806677.003.0011
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

Palliative Care takes a holistic view of people who face progressive life-limiting illness and this includes the spiritual aspects of living and dying. Spirituality is a broad domain that is manifest ... More


In our own words …

Ros Scott

in The Changing Face of Volunteering in Hospice and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198788270
eISBN:
9780191830211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788270.003.0015
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter explores the experience of volunteers in hospice and palliative care their own words. Frequently we hear about the work of volunteers from paid staff, from research, but not always from ... More


Pulling it all together

Steven Howlett and Ros Scott

in The Changing Face of Volunteering in Hospice and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198788270
eISBN:
9780191830211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788270.003.0016
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Palliative Medicine and Older People

In approaching this book, we set out to gather accounts from different countries of the changing landscape of volunteering in hospice and palliative care. We sought to understand volunteering within ... More


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