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Published: 24 March 2008

224 Pages

ISBN: 9780195336979

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Cognitive-Behavioral Stress Management for Prostate Cancer Recovery Facilitator Guide

Frank J. Penedo, Michael H. Antoni, and Neil Schneiderman

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This guide presents a cognitive-behavioral stress management program specifically geared towards men surgically treated for localized prostate cancer. The ten-week group program covers skills such as anger management, cognitive restructuring, assertive communication, utilization of social support, and active coping. It also teaches a variety of relaxation methods including progressive muscle relaxation, imagery, and meditation. The workbook includes exercises to be completed in group, as well as homework forms and instructions.

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