23. Oncology

  1. Les Brann2,
  2. Jacky Owens3 and
  3. Ann Williamson4
  1. Jacky Owens3 and
  2. Leslie Walker1

Published Online: 2 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119950905.ch23

The Handbook of Contemporary Clinical Hypnosis: Theory and Practice

The Handbook of Contemporary Clinical Hypnosis: Theory and Practice

How to Cite

Owens, J. and Walker, L. (2011) Oncology, in The Handbook of Contemporary Clinical Hypnosis: Theory and Practice (eds L. Brann, J. Owens and A. Williamson), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119950905.ch23

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Sheffield University, UK

  2. 3

    University College London, UK

  3. 4

    Salford Universities, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Hull, UK

  2. 3

    University College London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 OCT 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470683675

Online ISBN: 9781119950905

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Keywords:

  • oncology;
  • ‘psycho-social oncology’;
  • psychosocial interventions;
  • psychological wellbeing;
  • cancer-related problems;
  • chemotherapy and fatigue;
  • quality of life;
  • complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Hypnotherapy for Cancer-Related Problems

  • Other Issues Regarding Hypnotherapy and Cancer

  • Some Unresolved Issues and Practical Considerations

  • Hypnosis and the Neuro-Endocrine and Immune Systems

  • Conclusions

  • References