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Counseling Psychology and Psychotherapy

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 2075-3470

ISSN (online): 2311-9446


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Psychosocial approach in clinical oncology. The history and progress 3985


Holland J.C.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Сancer Center

Rivkina N.M.
senior lecturer at the Psychological Rehabilitation Chair of Clinical and Special Psychology Department at the Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia

Psychosocial oncology is rather young approach in medicine that laid the foundation of rehabilitology and complex approaches to chronic disease management.The article covers the key points of establishment and development of psychooncology. Special emphasis is placed on experience in implementation of psychosocial support programs for oncological patients in National Healthcare System.

Keywords: psycho–social oncology, psycho–oncology, psychiatry comorbidities in oncology, multidisciplinary team.

Column: Research Reviews

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