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Families and Health : Family Studies Text series - William J. Doherty

Families and Health

Family Studies Text series

Paperback Published: 1st May 1988
ISBN: 9780803929937
Number Of Pages: 160

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<B>Families and Health </B>is the first textbook to present an overview of the research on the relationship between families and health, placing an emphasis on common family patterns related to health and illness and interactions between families and the health care system. <P></P><P>The volume includes discussions of family experiences with health promotion and risk reduction, vulnerability and illness onset, illness appraisal, acute response and adaptation to illness. Separate chapters address each of these situations in relation to such areas as cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, and bereavement.</P>

An Introduction
Family Health Promotion and Risk Reduction
Family Vulnerability and Disease Onset
Family Illness Appraisal
Families' Acute Response to Illness
Family Adaptation to Illness and Recovery
Summary and Implications
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ISBN: 9780803929937
ISBN-10: 0803929935
Series: Family Studies Text series
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 1st May 1988
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 13.97  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.23