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The physical and emotional impact of cancer in adolescents and young adults

Kelly, Daniel M. 2008. The physical and emotional impact of cancer in adolescents and young adults. In: Kelly, Daniel M. and Gibson, Faith eds. Cancer care for adolescents and young adults, Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, pp. 23-43. (10.1002/9780470697740.ch2)

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Abstract

This chapter contains section titled: Introduction; a unique time of life; a period of transition and change; a life interrupted; confronting a diagnosis of cancer; the ‘problem’ of adolescence; the ‘reality’ of adolescence; the culture of care; the context of care; the importance of coping; emotional support; support needs of young people; the importance of the body in adolescent cancer; recurrence of disease and the body in adolescent cancer; body work in cancer care; looking forward; references

Item Type: Book Section
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Healthcare Sciences
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0254 Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology (including Cancer)
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Uncontrolled Keywords: emotional impact; cancer; period of transition; diagnosis; healthcare
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing
ISBN: 9781405130943
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Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 03:35
URI: http://orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/23219

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