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Living with Life-threatening Illness : A Guide for Patients, Their Families, and Caregivers (Paper Edition) - Kenneth J. Doka

Living with Life-threatening Illness

A Guide for Patients, Their Families, and Caregivers (Paper Edition)

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Published: 16th January 1998
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A hands-on guide for patients, families, and caregivers on how to live an affirming existence while facing the physical and spiritual traumas of life-threatening illness.<br> <br> Every page of this book reveals the author's keen awareness of the challenges faced by patients, families, and caregivers dealing with life threatening illnesses. In page after page readers will discover clear, practical, and wise suggestions that are well grounded in personal experience. Don't we all know somebody who needs this book now?<br> --Robert Kastenbaum, Ph.D., Editor, Omega Journal of Death and Dying

"Every page of this book reveals the author's keen awareness of the challenges faced by patients, families, and caregivers dealing with life-threatening illnesses. Practical and wise suggestions that are well grounded in personal experience." (Robert Kastenbaum, Ph.D., Editor, Omega--Journal of Death and Dying)

Foreword by Charles A. Corr.

Responses to Life-Threatening Illness.

Understanding the Illness Experience.

Understanding the Road Before.

The Crisis of Diagnosis.

Living with Disease.

Coping with Recovery.

Facing the Crisis of Death.

Facing Illness as a Family.

Coping with Loss.

The Sensitive Caregiver.

Conclusion.

Appendix 1: Resources.

Appendix 2: Examples of Health Care Proxies and Living Wills.

ISBN: 9780787940485
ISBN-10: 0787940488
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 16th January 1998
Publisher: JOSSEY BASS
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.0 x 13.0  x 6.0
Weight (kg): 0.5
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: New edition