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Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Kidney Disease: Psychological Impact of Dialysis, Transplant, and Chronic Conditions provides a practical overview on the emotional and psychological states of people with.

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renal disease, including updates on epidemiology and treatment tactics for psychosocial factors. Sections cover psychiatric illness in the earlier and middle stages of chronic kidney disease and discuss patients with end-stage renal disease who are treated with dialysis. Other topics include the psychosocial considerations of those who've undergone renal transplantation, the treatment of adolescents, psychosocial disparities in chronic kidney disease, end-stage renal disease, challenges in psychosocial research in renal populations, and future directions for intervention.