This journal only 2007, Number 4 Neumol Cir Torax 2007; 66 (4) Importance of the adequate emotional management of the unfavourable clinic diagnosis Williams HJ Full text How to cite this article Language: Spanish References: 5 Page: 182-184 PDF size: 88.40 Kb. Key words: Adequate emotional management of the diagnosis. ABSTRACT When a patient is close to receiving a negative diagnosis, it is of the outmost importance to contemplate his emotional aspects, so he can have the necessary tools and be prepared to face his reality. The labor of the Clinical Psychologist, with the adjoining medical team, is vital for the achievement of these purposes. REFERENCES Gómez SM. Medicina paliativa en la cultura latina. Arán España, 1999; 845-892, 1021-1048. Kübler-Ross E. On Death and Dying. McMillan P. Co., 1969. Kübler-Ross E. Questions and Answers on Death and Dying. McMillan P. Co., 1974. Nuland B, How We Die S. Vintage Books, 1993. Volkan VD, Zintl E. Life After Loss. Collier Books, 1993.