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Communicating bad news; coping with cancer; coping and support in couples; adjusting to stress; personality

John T. Ptacek
Associate professor of psychology
Phone: 570-577-1694
Accomplishments/areas of interest/selected publications: Researches ways physicians deliver bad news to patients; how patients and spouses deal with breast cancer and prostate cancer; has studied how delivering bad news affects the giver; how aggressive pain therapy aids in long-term recovery of burn victims; how hypnosis is used to treat burn victims' pain.

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Last updated 12/29/2009


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