Grief elaboration of a patient with a diagnosis of advanced colon adenocarcinoma: a case study

Ramírez Luna, Carmen Enriqueta y Martínez Márquez, Marcela Citlallic y Vieyra Chacón, Juan Rubén y Alcorta Garza, Adelina (2014) Grief elaboration of a patient with a diagnosis of advanced colon adenocarcinoma: a case study. Medicina universitaria, 16 (65). pp. 171-176. ISSN 1665-5796

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Objective: The term grief, from the French term grever, which means “to burden, to oppress”, can be deined as the process through which a person must go due to the loss of a loved one. We present a case of grief elaboration in a patient and his family that face a terminal illness. Clinical case: The patient is a 51-year-old man diagnosed with stage T4a N2b M1 colon adenocarcinoma. He came to the Department of Psycho-Oncology presenting depressive symptoms, marital and family issues associated with a medical condition, and work related issues. Conclusions: The patient was diagnosed with a secondary major depressive disorder episode in reaction to his medical condition. He was prescribed anti-depressive treatment, and family psychotherapy was recommended for grief elaboration.

Tipo de elemento: Article
Palabras claves no controlados: Grief; Colon adenocarcinoma; Terminal illness; Psycho-oncology; Major depressive disorder; Gesell chamber; Family psychotherapy
Materias: R Medicina > RC Medicina Interna, Psiquiatría, Neurología
Divisiones: Medicina
Usuario depositante: Lic. Jesús E. Alvarado
Creadores:
CreadorEmailORCID
Ramírez Luna, Carmen EnriquetaNO ESPECIFICADONO ESPECIFICADO
Martínez Márquez, Marcela CitlallicNO ESPECIFICADONO ESPECIFICADO
Vieyra Chacón, Juan RubénNO ESPECIFICADONO ESPECIFICADO
Alcorta Garza, AdelinaNO ESPECIFICADONO ESPECIFICADO
Fecha del depósito: 27 Oct 2016 19:17
Última modificación: 27 Oct 2016 19:17
URI: http://eprints.uanl.mx/id/eprint/11477

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