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    Psychological consequences of cancer screening

    Miles, Anne and Waller, J. and Wardle, J. (2008) Psychological consequences of cancer screening. In: Miller, S.M. and Bowen, D.J. and Croyle, R.T. (eds.) Handbook of Cancer Control and Behavioral Science: A Resource for Researchers, Practitioners, and Policymakers. Washington D.C., U.S.: American Psychological Association, pp. 279-301. ISBN 9781433803581.

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    Book synopsis: Handbook of Cancer Control and Behavioral Science is an expert synthesis of what is known, what is suspected, and what is still unknown about core behavioral and sociocultural aspects of cancer control. Editors Suzanne Miller, Deborah Bowen, Robert Croyle, and Julia Rowland present a thought-provoking overview of the key areas of research, from primary prevention, to early cancer detection, to the clinical treatment of cancer, to survivor experience and bereavement, to future directions for research. Senior researchers provide jargon-free descriptions of current approaches while identifying the most effective behavioral interventions in use for preventing and treating cancer. Yet, the focus is not limited to cancer patients; the relationship between doctor and patient, and the effects of cancer on families are also examined. In its broad scope and detailed examination of the entire continuum of cancer incidence, the Handbook is an essential, cross-disciplinary resource that will be of great use for researchers, health care providers, and mental health professionals in the fight against cancer.


    Item Type: Book Section
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Science > School of Psychological Sciences
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 09 May 2013 11:58
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 17:03


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