Managing Prostate Cancer by Andrew J. Roth
A Guide for Living Better

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The statistics are sobering: over 200,000 men in the United States are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year. With this diagnosis, men are expected to psychologically combat the worry, practical concerns, and the emotional and physical changes during an immensely trying time. How to help?

In Managing Prostate Cancer: A Guide for Living Better, Dr. Andrew J. Roth, a psychiatrist specializing in psychological support for cancer patients, provides the emotional skills and strategies necessary to help patients deal with the challenges a prostate cancer diagnosis brings to everyday life. These tools, which Dr. Roth terms "Emotional Judo," effectively teach patients to identify what their fears are rooted in, how to distinguish the rational and irrational aspects of their thoughts and behaviors, make healthier choices to promote a more positive approach, and ultimately transform their lives into a more fulfilling and peaceful journey.
 

About Andrew J. Roth

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Andrew J. Roth, MD, has been the psychiatry liaison to the Genitourinary Medical Oncology Program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center for the last 20 years. He has helped men and their families navigate the uncertainties of a prostate cancer diagnosis, helping them thrive with, and not just survive, the diagnosis, treatment decisions, and complications of treatments and illness.
 
Published November 2, 2015 by Oxford University Press. 366 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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Men, generally, have a different emotional makeup from women. To what extent this is biological vs. cultural remains controversial, but some research suggests a bidirectional relationship of influence. These emotional differences shape how men approach their health and respond to illness, particu...

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