Chaturvedi Badrinath

- Unity of Life and Other Essays


Chaturvedi Badrinath
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Psycho-Oncology is a comprehensive handbook that provides best practice models for the management of psychological, cognitive, and social outcomes of adults living with cancer and their families. Chapters cover a wide range of topics including screening tools and interventions, psychiatric emergencies and disorders, physical symptom management, communication issues, and issues specific to common cancer sites. A resource section is appended to provide information onnational services and programs. This book features contributions from experts designed to help clinicians review, anticipate and respond to emotional issues that often arise in the context of treating cancer patients. Numerous cross-references and succinct tables and figures make this concisereference easy to use. Psycho-Oncology is an ideal resource for helping oncologists and nurses recognize when it may be best to refer patients to their mental health colleagues and for those who are establishing or adding psychosocial components to existing clinics.Chaturvedi Badrinath (1933?2010), a recipient of the Sahitya Akademi Award, 2009, for his work The Mahabharata: An Inquiry in the Human Condition, was a passionate scholar of Indian philosophy, strikingly original in his approach. An Indian Administrative Service officer for 31 years, he delivered lectures on the concept of dharma and its application in modern times for which he drew extensively from the Mahabharata. In 1995, he was invited by The Times of India tocontribute essays on Indian philosophy and thought. In the form of lucid discourses for the layperson, these dealt with dharma as the foundation of civilization. Ranging over perceptions of the self and the other; different ways of ordering society in Jainism, Islam, and Christianity; the paradox ofsex; the roots of violence; and the quest for truth and peace, these essays gained wide acclaim and popularity. Badrinaths daughter, Tulsi Badrinath, brings these essays together to present the reader with a book that explains the complex ideas of Indian philosophy in simple and accessible language.

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190 g
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216 mm
Oup India
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    Preceded by: Quick reference for oncology clinicians / APOS Institute for Research and Education (AIRE); editors Jimmie C. Holland, Donna B. Greenberg, Mary K. Hughes. c2006.In 1995, Chaturvedi Badrinath contributed essays to The Times of India on Indian philosophy and thought. In simple and accessible language, these essays range over perceptions of the self and the other; different ways of ordering society in Jainism, Islam, and Christianity; the paradox of sex; the roots of violence; and the 30 black and white; 6 colour

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