Chapter 6. Psychological and Social Aspects of Cervical Cancer

  1. Ruth Dunleavey

Published Online: 19 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988046.ch6

Cervical Cancer: A Guide for Nurses

Cervical Cancer: A Guide for Nurses

How to Cite

Dunleavey, R. (2008) Psychological and Social Aspects of Cervical Cancer, in Cervical Cancer: A Guide for Nurses, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988046.ch6

Author Information

  1. Department of Haematology/Medical Oncology, St Vincents Hospital, Sydney, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 12 DEC 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470061015

Online ISBN: 9780470988046

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Keywords:

  • cervical cancer - psychological and social aspects;
  • psychological impact of cervical cancer and quality of life;
  • impact of cervical cancer on relationships;
  • sexual function;
  • talking to children;
  • long-term support and role of support groups;
  • coping with cervical cancer

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Psychological impact of cervical cancer and quality of life

  • Coping

  • The impact of cervical cancer on relationships

  • Sexuality

  • Sexual function

  • Talking to children

  • Long-term support and the role of support groups

  • Conclusion

  • Frequently asked questions

  • Resources

  • References