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Patient Participation in Palliative CareA voice for the voiceless$
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Barbara Monroe and David Oliviere

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780198515814

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515814.001.0001

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Palliative care and psychology  

Palliative care and psychology  

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(p.175) 13 Palliative care and psychology 
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Patient Participation in Palliative Care
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Christine Kalus

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515814.003.0013

This chapter discusses clinical psychology, a relative ‘latecomer’ to the field of specialist palliative care. It places clinical psychology in the context of the world of the users and potential users, beginning with a brief explanation of how a person becomes a clinical psychologist. This gives a sense of how their professional background may influence the way they work. The chapter also discusses the meaning of the term ‘user’ as understood by the profession.

Keywords:   clinical psychology, palliative care, potential users, clinical psychologist, professional background

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