Clinicians Resources – Cancer Mind Care

Resource Topics

Sleep
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Fatigue
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Fear of Recurrence
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Anxiety and depression
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First Nations Peoples
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Survivorship
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Advanced disease
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Support for families
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Psycho-oncology interest groups
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Clinical Supervision
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Acknowledgments

Screening tool references

Kessler-10

Kessler, R.C., Barker, P.R., Colpe, L.J., Epstein, J.F., Gfroerer, J.C., Hiripi, E., Howes, M.J, Normand, S-L.T., Manderscheid, R.W., Walters, E.E., Zaslavsky, A.M. (2003). Screening for serious mental illness in the general population Archives of General Psychiatry. 60(2), 184-189.

Distress thermometer

Adapted from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Distress Thermometer. Available from: https://www.nccn.org/docs/default-source/patient-resources/nccn_distress_thermometer.pdf?sfvrsn=ef1df1a2_4

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For questions or comments related to this website, please email CancerMindCare@petermac.org. To contact the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre Psychology Department please call 03 8559 5220.