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Loved ones within Palliative Care-understanding, strategies and need for support


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Title: Loved ones within Palliative Care-understanding, strategies and need for support
Authors: Benkel, Inger
E-mail: inger.benkel@vgregion.se
Issue Date: 15-Apr-2011
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Public Health and Community Medicine
Parts of work: I.Benkel I, Wijk H, Molander U. Managing Grief and Relationship Roles Influences Which Forms of Social Support the Bereaved Needs.
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II Benkel I, Wijk H, Molander U. How loved ones obtain information about the progress of the patient’s cancer disease is important for their understanding . Submitted

III. Benkel I, Wijk H, Molander U. Using Coping Strategies Is Not Denial: Helping Loved Ones Adjust to Living with a Patient with a Palliative Diagnosis.
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IV.Benkel I, Wijk H, Molander U. Hospital staff´s opinions concerning loved ones´ understanding of the patient´s disease and need for support. Submitted

V. Benkel I, Wijk H, Molander U. Family and friends provide most social support for the bereaved.
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Date of Defence: 2011-05-05
Disputation: kl 9.00 Arvid Carlssonsalen
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Loved ones
information
communication
strategies
Abstract: It is well known that during the palliative process both patient and loved ones have to face, and prepare themselves, for the patient´s approaching death. Their daily life will be marked by the disease, and physical, social, psychological and existential questions will arise. Increased knowledge about being a loved one involved in palliative care could provide important guidance for the professional staff to enabling them to support the loved ones in finding new ways of living after the patient´... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8258-7
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/24502
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses / Doktorsavhandlingar Institutionen för medicin
Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
Doctoral Theses from Sahlgrenska Academy

 

 

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