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Психотерапия при тежки заболявания
Psychotherapy for severe diseases

Author(s): Daniela Petkova
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Psychology, Personality Psychology, Psychology of Self, Clinical psychology, Behaviorism, Psychoanalysis
Published by: Великотърновски университет „Св. св. Кирил и Методий”
Keywords: psychotherapy; oncologic disease; method of visualization; relaxation; overcoming stress

Summary/Abstract: One of the worst moments in the lives of patients with cancer is associated with the shock and stress of the diagnosis. And just at this time the patient receives only information that must be immediately incorporated into the treatment program, which offers surgery, chemotherapy and radiation in various combinations. Unfortunately, too little attention to personal contact and information to patients onmany aspects regarding their treatment. The role of psychotherapy in this case it is enabling patients to overcome the initial symptoms of stress and learn to live in harmony with the changes.

  • Issue Year: 2012
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 123-130
  • Page Count: 8
  • Language: Bulgarian