Pär Salander

Summary

Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Does 'denial' really cover our everyday experiences in clinical oncology? A critical view from a psychoanalytic perspective on the use of 'denial'
    P Salander
    Department of Oncology, Umea University, Sweden
    Br J Med Psychol 72:267-79. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint [Breaking bad news in oncology--more a matter of relation than information]
    Pär Salander
    Institutionen för strålningsvetenskaper onkologi, Norrlands Universitetssjukhus, Umea
    Lakartidningen 100:510-2, 515-6. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Bad news from the patient's perspective: an analysis of the written narratives of newly diagnosed cancer patients
    Pär Salander
    Department of Raliation Sciences Oncology, Umea University, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 55:721-32. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint How was life after treatment of a malignant brain tumour?
    P Salander
    Department of Radiation Sciences Oncology, Umea University, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 51:589-98. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Using beliefs and magical thinking to fight cancer distress-a case study
    P Salander
    Department of Oncology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Psychooncology 9:40-3. 2000
  6. doi request reprint Aspects of body image after mastectomy due to breast cancer - a two-year follow-up study
    Ulrika Fallbjörk
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, SE 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 17:340-5. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint How do patients and spouses deal with the serious facts of malignant glioma?
    Pär Salander
    Department of Radiation Sciences Oncology, Umea University, Sweden
    Palliat Med 16:305-13. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint A specialist nurse-function in neurooncology: a qualitative study of possibilities, limitations, and pitfalls
    Agneta Spetz
    Department of Radiation Sciences Oncology, Umea University, Sweden
    Palliat Support Care 3:121-30. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint 'Admission into a helping plan': a watershed between positive and negative experiences in breast cancer
    Sara Lilliehorn
    Department of Social Work, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Psychooncology 19:806-13. 2010
  10. doi request reprint A specialist nurse as a resource for family members to patients with brain tumors: an action research study
    Agneta Spetz
    Department of Radiation Sciences Oncology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Cancer Nurs 31:E18-26. 2008

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Does 'denial' really cover our everyday experiences in clinical oncology? A critical view from a psychoanalytic perspective on the use of 'denial'
    P Salander
    Department of Oncology, Umea University, Sweden
    Br J Med Psychol 72:267-79. 1999
    ..Disavowal', self-deception in the face of accurate perception, is, more than 'denial', regarded as the appropriate concept covering everyday experiences of patients dealing mentally with their strain...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Breaking bad news in oncology--more a matter of relation than information]
    Pär Salander
    Institutionen för strålningsvetenskaper onkologi, Norrlands Universitetssjukhus, Umea
    Lakartidningen 100:510-2, 515-6. 2003
    ..From the patient's perspective, "bad news" reflects the process of being diseased by cancer, and how medical services are available when one is in need of establishing a helpful relationship...
  3. ncbi request reprint Bad news from the patient's perspective: an analysis of the written narratives of newly diagnosed cancer patients
    Pär Salander
    Department of Raliation Sciences Oncology, Umea University, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 55:721-32. 2002
    ..In this relationship information about diagnosis and treatment is more a means than an end...
  4. ncbi request reprint How was life after treatment of a malignant brain tumour?
    P Salander
    Department of Radiation Sciences Oncology, Umea University, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 51:589-98. 2000
    ..1 and 5.4 months, respectively. The findings are illustrated by case descriptions and the conceptualisation of time into 'everyday life' and 'disease' is proposed as meriting further study...
  5. ncbi request reprint Using beliefs and magical thinking to fight cancer distress-a case study
    P Salander
    Department of Oncology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Psychooncology 9:40-3. 2000
    ..The case also features a discussion of how we, as clinicians, may be able to help these patients...
  6. doi request reprint Aspects of body image after mastectomy due to breast cancer - a two-year follow-up study
    Ulrika Fallbjörk
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, SE 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 17:340-5. 2013
    ..This 2-year follow-up study explores aspects of body image after mastectomy due to breast cancer...
  7. ncbi request reprint How do patients and spouses deal with the serious facts of malignant glioma?
    Pär Salander
    Department of Radiation Sciences Oncology, Umea University, Sweden
    Palliat Med 16:305-13. 2002
    ..More common, and apparently sufficient, was a mutual acknowledgement of the serious facts, without using the words 'death' and 'dying'. In a sense, the present findings challenge the awareness categories suggested by Glaser and Strauss...
  8. ncbi request reprint A specialist nurse-function in neurooncology: a qualitative study of possibilities, limitations, and pitfalls
    Agneta Spetz
    Department of Radiation Sciences Oncology, Umea University, Sweden
    Palliat Support Care 3:121-30. 2005
    ..This study investigates how patients with malignant glioma and their families respond to a special nurse, a nurse specifically instructed to address the needs of the patient and the patient's family...
  9. ncbi request reprint 'Admission into a helping plan': a watershed between positive and negative experiences in breast cancer
    Sara Lilliehorn
    Department of Social Work, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Psychooncology 19:806-13. 2010
    ..Cancer patients are in an exposed situation that raises certain psychosocial needs in contact with health care. Previous studies have mainly investigated these needs by assessments on pre-defined categories...
  10. doi request reprint A specialist nurse as a resource for family members to patients with brain tumors: an action research study
    Agneta Spetz
    Department of Radiation Sciences Oncology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Cancer Nurs 31:E18-26. 2008
    ..Altogether, the platform provided by the SN easily lends itself to the conceptualization of "a secure base" in attachment theory...
  11. ncbi request reprint Critical incidents reveal how patients with head and neck cancer construct their "secure base" as a "helping system"
    Joakim Isaksson
    a Department of Social Work, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    J Psychosoc Oncol 32:322-41. 2014
    ..Further research should preferably focus on the creation of guidelines for the constitution of health care as a helping system, that is, how the found factors of a helping system can be operationalized in clinical practice...
  12. doi request reprint The impact of breast cancer on living an everyday life 4.5-5 years post-diagnosis - a qualitative prospective study of 39 women
    Pär Salander
    Department of Social Work, Umea University, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 50:399-407. 2011
    ..These studies are important but of limited value if we are interested in understanding more about breast cancer in a life context. The present study is a contribution...
  13. doi request reprint Facilitating interventions and/or relationships in malignant brain tumors
    Pär Salander
    Department of Social Work, Umea University, Sweden
    Adv Ther 27:17-27. 2010
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  14. ncbi request reprint Severely diseased lung cancer patients narrate the importance of being included in a helping relationship
    Pär Salander
    Department of Social Welfare, Umea University, SE 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    Lung Cancer 50:155-62. 2005
    ..The results suggest that in oncology it is important to call attention to the fact that the patient-physician relationship cannot be reduced to the communication of information. Other dimensions are worth considering...
  15. ncbi request reprint Attributions of lung cancer: my own illness is hardly caused by smoking
    Pär Salander
    Department of Social Work, Umea University, Sweden
    Psychooncology 16:587-92. 2007
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  16. doi request reprint Meaning of work and the returning process after breast cancer: a longitudinal study of 56 women
    Sara Lilliehorn
    Department of Social Work, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 27:267-74. 2013
    ..An increasing number of women survive breast cancer and a majority return to work. However, findings based on mean values may conceal individual processes that need to be better understood to discuss meaningful rehabilitation...
  17. doi request reprint Motives that cancer patients in oncological care have for consulting a psychologist--an empirical study
    Pär Salander
    Department of Social Work and Department of Radiation Sciences Oncology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Psychooncology 19:248-54. 2010
    ..This paper deals with patients' motives for seeing a psychologist...
  18. doi request reprint Using patients' narratives to reveal gender stereotypes among medical students
    Jenny Andersson
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Division of Family Medicine, and National School of Gender Studies, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Acad Med 88:1015-21. 2013
    ..Gender bias exists in patient treatment, and, like most people, health care providers harbor gender stereotypes. In this study, the authors examined the gender stereotypes that medical students hold about patients...
  19. doi request reprint From "no big deal" to "losing oneself": different meanings of mastectomy
    Ulrika Fallbjörk
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, Sweden
    Cancer Nurs 35:E41-8. 2012
    ..Because of early detection and advanced treatment options, more women with breast cancer survive after mastectomy and thus have to face the choice of living with or without a reconstructed breast for many years to come...
  20. ncbi request reprint High-grade astrocytoma treated concomitantly with estramustine and radiotherapy
    Roger Henriksson
    Department of Radiation Sciences and Oncology, Umea University Hospital, Umea, Sweden
    J Neurooncol 78:321-6. 2006
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  21. pmc Is it possible to identify patient's sex when reading blinded illness narratives? An experimental study about gender bias
    Jenny Andersson
    The Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Family Medicine, Umea University, 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    Int J Equity Health 7:21. 2008
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  22. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in patients' written narratives about being diagnosed with cancer
    Pär Salander
    Department of Social Welfare, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Psychooncology 14:684-95. 2005
    ..Further research should focus on the basic question: Are men and women without medical reasons being treated differently during their oncological treatment?..