Chapter 24. Adjuvant Psychological Therapy for Patients with Chronic Physical Illness

  1. Chris Freeman3 and
  2. Mick Power4
  1. Tom M. Brown1 and
  2. Siobhan MacHale2

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713242.ch24

Handbook of Evidence-based Psychotherapies: A Guide for Research and Practice

Handbook of Evidence-based Psychotherapies: A Guide for Research and Practice

How to Cite

Brown, T. M. and MacHale, S. (2007) Adjuvant Psychological Therapy for Patients with Chronic Physical Illness, in Handbook of Evidence-based Psychotherapies: A Guide for Research and Practice (eds C. Freeman and M. Power), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713242.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Cullen Centre, Royal Edinburgh Hospital

  2. 4

    Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Edinburgh

Author Information

  1. 1

    Western Infirmary, Glasgow, UK

  2. 2

    Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471498209

Online ISBN: 9780470713242

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Keywords:

  • psychosomatic medicine;
  • internal organs;
  • ischaemic heart disease;
  • chronic physical illness;
  • coronary heart disease

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Cardiac Disease

  • Stroke

  • Hypertension

  • Cancer

  • Quality of Life

  • Diabetes Mellitus

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (Ra)

  • Skin

  • Asthma

  • Conclusion

  • References