Management of Clinical Depression and Anxiety

ISBN : 9780190491857

Maggie Watson; David Kissane
136 Pages
127 x 203 mm
Pub date
Apr 2017
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Management of Clinical Depression and Anxiety provides a brief set of clinical guidelines for handling clinical depression and anxiety in cancer patients. Using a practical toolkit format, this volume covers a variety of topics including: assessment methods, treatment methods, psychiatric emergencies and disorders, policies, service and ethical issues, confidentiality, and communication issues. Self-assessment quizzes round out each chapter, and the volume concludes with an appendix of patient screening tools. Part of the Psycho-oncology Care: Companion Guides for Clinicians series, this highly readable, concise pocket guide is an ideal resource for oncology clinicians and mental health professionals training in psycho-oncology to use as a quick reference in everyday practice.


Chapter 1: Distress, Adjustment and Anxiety Disorders
Daniel McFarland and Jimmie Holland
Chapter 2: Depression in Cancer Care
Daisuke Fujisawa and Yosuke Uchitomi
Chapter 3: Diagnosis and Treatment of Demoralization
David W. Kissane
Chapter 4: Recognizing and Managing Suicide Risk
Maggie Watson and Luigi Grassi
Chapter 5: Psychopharmacologic Management of Anxiety and Depression
Madeline Li, Joshua Rosenblat, and Gary Rodin
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About the author: 

Maggie Watson, PhD Royal Marsden NHS Trust Research Department of Clinical, Health and Educational Psychology University College London London, UK; David W. Kissane, MD Department of Psychiatry Monash University Monash Medical Centre and Szalmuk Family Psycho-Oncology Unit Cabrini Medical Centre Melbourne, Australia

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