Cancer and physician behavior
Oncology / / May 12, 2016
In deciding whether to report patient diagnosis in the first place must take into account the personality of the patient, and then - his interest in the disease.Logically thinking ill with a realistic outlook and without increased emotional lability recommended accordingly frankly tell diagnosis.The introduction of such patients misleading, indecision and mystery of a doctor can lead to loss of confidence in him, and adversely affect the cooperation in the course of treatment;In contrast, patients who are prone to pathological mental reactions to report the true diagnosis should not be.
Thus, treatment of a cancer patient plan should include, in addition to specific medical factors, psychotherapy with the goal of removing mental reactions and establishing an emotional positive cooperation with the use of drugs as required, tranquilizers, neuroleptics and analgesics.
very dangerous medical nihilism with respect to cure cancer.This view is wrong in content and in psychotherapy it has a direct negative e
According to psychological studies, patients who were aware of the diagnosis and the disease had prolonged mental reactions became an assistant physician.In these cases, the disease in terms of symptoms is more favorable, and increases the median survival.
The effectiveness of treatment may influence the reaction of the patient relatives in connection with the communication to them of the diagnosis of his illness.Correct behavior close helps patients overcome the first serious condition, so the important task of the physician is mediated therapy.To this end, it is recommended to make contact with the so-called key to the patient's personality, thus providing him proper psychological atmosphere.On the establishment of cooperation negatively affected by the following factors: hostile feeling towards the doctor;lack of understanding of the nature of the disease, its treatment and the expected flow;unreal sense of guilt and responsibility;sense of fear of separation from society.
Particularly noteworthy cancer in childhood.For example, treatment of leukemia in children.The message of such a diagnosis is a severe trauma for the parents, so the important task is to control them with psychological positions, and if necessary - psychotherapy.