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Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Kidney Disease

Exploring the Impact of CKD, Dialysis, and Transplantation on Patients

1st Edition - September 20, 2020

Editors: Daniel Cukor, Scott D. Cohen, Paul L. Kimmel

Language: English
Paperback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 7 0 8 0 - 9
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 7 0 8 1 - 6

Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Kidney Disease: Exploring the Impact of CKD, Dialysis, and Transplantation on Patients provides an overview of the emotional and psycho… Read more

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Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Kidney Disease: Exploring the Impact of CKD, Dialysis, and Transplantation on Patients provides an overview of the emotional and psychological challenges faced by people with renal disease. This book outlines the epidemiology and treatment of the psychosocial factors affecting them. The sections in the book cover psychiatric illness in the earlier and middle stages of chronic kidney disease, end-stage renal disease treated with dialysis, and renal transplantation. The book concludes with a section on special considerations, delving into topics such as treating children and adolescents, quality of life, caregiver burden, challenges in psychosocial research in kidney disease, and future directions for intervention.