2. Psychological Adaptation, Demoralization and Depression in People with Cancer

  1. David W. Kissane2,
  2. Mario Maj3 and
  3. Norman Sartorius4
  1. David M. Clarke

Published Online: 2 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470972533.ch2

Depression and Cancer

Depression and Cancer

How to Cite

Clarke, D. M. (2010) Psychological Adaptation, Demoralization and Depression in People with Cancer, in Depression and Cancer (eds D. W. Kissane, M. Maj and N. Sartorius), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470972533.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy

  3. 4

    Association for the Improvement of Mental Health Programmes, Geneva, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 DEC 2010
  2. Published Print: 17 DEC 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470689660

Online ISBN: 9780470972533

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Keywords:

  • Psychological Adaptation, Demoralization and Depression in People with Cancer;
  • Anhedonic Depression, Demoralization and Grief in People with Cancer;
  • Adapting to Life Circumstances–Changing Our Assumptions;
  • Revised Model of Coping;
  • Demoralization and Depression

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Anhedonic Depression, Demoralization and Grief in People with Cancer

  • Coping

  • Adapting to Life Circumstances – Changing Our Assumptions

  • A Revised Model of Coping

  • The Finding of Meaning

  • Demoralization and Depression

  • Treatment Implications

  • Conclusions

  • References