Allison J. Applebaum, PhD, and William S. Breitbart, MD, on Workshops in Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy
2015 IPOS APOS World Congress of Psycho-Oncology
Allison J. Applebaum, PhD, and William S. Breitbart, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discuss a meaning-centered psychotherapy workshop they conducted for an international group of clinicians.
Robert T. Croyle, PhD, of the National Cancer Institute, discusses the research program on the variation in the quality of cancer care, our ability to monitor quality and measure outcomes, and understand the psychosocial aspects of care.
Christopher J. Recklitis, PhD, MPH, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses what is known about suicide after cancer, the risks faced by prostate cancer patients within the first year after diagnosis, and challenges across the treatment trajectory
Jimmie C. Holland, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Tammy A. Schuler, PhD, of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, demonstrate a dialogue between a clinician and a recently diagnosed cancer patient whose distress was discovered with the use of the Distress Thermometer.
Mark Lazenby, PhD, APRN, FAPOS, of the Yale School of Nursing, discusses the APOS–ACCC project to screen for psychosocial distress in community cancer centers. These model programs improve patient care and the patient experience.
Irene Higginson, MD, of Cicely Saunders International, discusses the goals of psychosocial palliative care for patients around the world with advanced cancer.