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  • 1.Breast Cancer: How Your Mind Can Help Your Body
    Each year 185,000 women in this country learn that they have breast cancer. Because less than a quarter of them have genetic or other known risk factors, the diagnosis often comes as a devastating surprise. The emotional turmoil that results can affect women's physical health as well as their psychological well-being.
    Web Article (October 2011)
  • 2.Health Care Reform Priorities
    APA’s unique and overarching goal in health care reform is to facilitate the use of scientific knowledge and professional applications from the discipline of psychology for the prevention, assessment, and treatment of physical and mental disorders, as well as the promotion of health and wellness.
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  • 3.Getting Beyond "Why me?"
    Being diagnosed with cancer can provoke a variety of emotions, and a patient's psychological well-being and support team are important factors for physical recovery.
    Web Article (July 2011)
  • 4.Family Members of Persons with Cancer
    Caregivers today participate in complex medical procedures, including the administration of oral and other chemotherapies, take care of patient’s access ports and lines for delivery of medicine and taking of blood, administer pain medicines and monitor patient well-being.
    Web Article (January 2011)
  • 5.Psychology in Primary Care
    An integrated health care approach helps eliminate stigma as well as increases awareness of the psychosocial aspects of health.
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  • 6.Surviving Cancer Competently Intervention Program
    This program reduces post-traumatic stress symptoms, reduces cancer-related anxiety and improves coping of the patient and family through family therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy.
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  • 7.Variations for Practice with Culturally Diverse Groups
    Factors such as socioeconomic status; gender; age; cultural/ethnic traditions, values and beliefs; minority status; and degrees of acculturation and assimilation can affect caregiving.
    Web Article (January 2011)
  • 8.Background
    Information from the Ethnicity and Health in America Series on persistence of drastic inequities in the health status of ethnic minorities in the United States and psychology's role in helping communities of color.
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  • 9.Psychologists as Direct Service Clinicians and Consultants
    Roles include assessment, educating about self-care or disability, bolstering strengths and family relationships, and helping caregivings find social support.
    Web Article (January 2011)
  • 10.Coping with a Diagnosis of Chronic Illness
    Cope with the diagnosis of a chronic illness by seeking support, finding things you enjoy and setting short-term goals.
    Web Article (August 2013)
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