The role of the medical psychologist in the multidisciplinary team for the rehabilitation of cancer patients
K.O. Kondratieva, M.V. Vagaytseva, T.Yu. Semiglazova
N.N. Petrov National Medical Research Center of Oncology, St. Petersburg, Russia
The article outlines the basic principles and forms of work of a medical psychologist in a multidisciplinary team as part of the rehabilitation of cancer patients. The available scientific literature reveals limited information about the role of the medical psychologist, the principles and methodological foundations of psychological rehabilitation as part of a comprehensive rehabilitation of a cancer patient. This article sheds light on the hierarchy and organization of psychological rehabilitation in the context of the biopsychosocial approach of the rehabilitation service.
Keywords: medical psychology, psychological rehabilitation, multidisciplinary team, oncology
About the Autors
Corresponding author: Kristina O. Kondratieva, Medical Psychologist, Rehabilitation Department, N.N. Petrov National Medical Research Center of Oncology, St. Petersburg, Russia; tel .: +7 (812) 439-95-55, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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