Year: 1987 Source: Indian Journal of Clinical Psychology, v.14, no.1, (March 1987), p.52-55 SIEC No: 19900221

Recognizes the emergence of psychiatric & psychosocial oncology in a discussion highlighting psychiatric syndromes (PSs) associated with cancer, including depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation & delirium. A combination of psychopharmacologic & psychotherapeutic approaches (individual, family & group therapies) appears to be the best form of PS management. The use of hypnosis & relaxation techniques in pain management is noted. (7 ref)