Families Living with Chronic Illness and Disability

Interventions, Challenges, and Opportunities
Author: Paul W. Power,Arthur E. Dell Orto
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826155818
Category: Medical
Page: 290
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Living with Chronic Illness and Disability - EBook

Principles for Nursing Practice
Author: Esther Chang
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0729586235
Category: Chronically ill
Page: 584
View: 5827
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With a complex range of chronic illnesses identified as national health priorities in Australia and New Zealand, nurses and health professionals are increasingly caring for people with chronic disease and disability across a variety of care settings. Acquiring the relevant knowledge and skills to work with people who have a chronic illness and/or disability is vital to providing quality, competent care. Living with Chronic Illness and Disability: principles for nursing practice, 3rd edition has been fully revised to reflect the most current local and international research, focusing on a range of common chronic illnesses and disabilities, including: stroke, cancer, heart disease, mental illness, dementia, diabetes, asthma and obesity. The third edition provides a holistic framework and models of care that are essential for caring for individuals and families living the lifealtering journey of chronic illness and disability. A reinforced focus on person- and family-centred care Chapter 2 Partnerships in collaborative care includes new sections on the role of the pharmacist, paramedic and exercise physiologist Principles for nursing practice are embedded throughout Section 2 Evolve Resources for students and instructors provide additional multimedia resources and reflective questions to assist learning and promote self-inquiry

The Psychological and Social Impact of Illness and Disability

5th Edition
Author: Arthur E. Dell Orto, PhD, CRC,Paul W. Power, SCD, CRC
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 082610309X
Category: Social Science
Page: 760
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The newest edition of The Psychological and Social Impact of Illness and Disability continues the tradition of presenting a realistic perspective on life with disabilities and then improves upon its predecessors with the inclusion of illness as a major influence on client care needs. Articles included represent the best of developing concepts, theory, research, and intervention approaches. Classic articles kept from previous editions round out a diversity of viewpoints that will enrich student understanding of what is important in beginning rehabilitation practice. Further broadening the scope of this edition is the inclusion of personal perspectives and stories from those living with illness or disabilities. These stories offer a glimpse into what it is like to cope day to day with these issues and direct examples of how effective current care models and rehabilitation theories can be. Relevant, expert articles plus insightful narratives combine to offer a bridge between theory and reality and guide students and professionals in rehabilitation practice closer to their goal of enhancing the quality of life for all individuals.

Chronic Illness and Disability

Principles for Nursing Care
Author: Esther Chang,Amanda Johnson
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0729541614
Category: Medical
Page: 570
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This text provides evidence-based principles for practice for chronic illness and disability. It provides a solid theoretical and practical foundation for students in their 2nd and 3rd years. The book includes a holistic framework for major and common chronic illness and disability.

Living with chronic illness

the experience of patients and their families
Author: Robert Anderson,Michael Bury
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780043620663
Category: Medical
Page: 265
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Families, Illness, and Disability

An Integrative Treatment Model
Author: John S. Rolland
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: N.A
Category: Psychology
Page: 320
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In the first book to focus on treatment issues of couples and families facing the full range of chronic and life-threatening disorders affecting children and adults, Rolland presents his clinically powerful Family Systems Treatment model. Practitioners learn how to help families live well despite physical limitations, encourage empowering rather than shame-based illness narratives, rewrite rigid caregiving scripts, encourage intimacy and autonomy, and more.

The Psychological and Social Impact of Illness and Disability, 6th Edition


Author: Dr. Irmo Marini,Dr. Mark A. Stebnicki
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826106552
Category: Psychology
Page: 547
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Psychosocial Aspects of Disability

Insider Perspectives and Strategies for Counselors
Author: Noreen M. Glover-Graf, RhD, CRC,Michael J. Millington, PhD, CRC
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 082610603X
Category: Psychology
Page: 528
View: 6837
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"What a marvelous and amazing textbook. Drs. Marini, Glover-Graf and Millington have done a remarkable job in the design of this highly unique book, that comprehensively and very thoughtfully addresses the psychosocial aspects of the disability experience. These highly respected scholars have produced a major work that will be a central text in rehabilitation education for years to come." From the Foreword by Michael J. Leahy, Ph.D., LPC, CRC Office of Rehabilitation and Disability Studies Michigan State University "This is an excellent book, but the best parts are the stories of the disabled, which give readers insights into their struggles and triumphs." Score: 94, 4 Stars--Doody's Medical Reviews What are the differences between individuals with disabilities who flourish as opposed to those who never really adjust after a trauma? How are those born with a disability different from individuals who acquire one later in life? This is the first textbook about the psychosocial aspects of disability to provide students and practitioners of rehabilitation counseling with vivid insight into the experience of living with a disability. It features the first-person narratives of 16 people living with a variety of disabling conditions, which are integrated with sociological and societal perspectives toward disability, and strategies for counseling persons with disabilities. Using a minority model perspective to address disability, the book focuses on historical perspectives, cultural variants regarding disability, myths and misconceptions, the attitudes of special interest and occupational groups, the psychology of disability with a focus on positive psychology, and adjustments to disability by the individual and family. A wealth of counseling guidelines and useful strategies are geared specifically to individual disabilities. Key Features: Contains narratives of people living with blindness, hearing impairments, spinal cord injuries, muscular dystrophy, polio, mental illness, and other disabilities Provides counseling guidelines and strategies specifically geared toward specific disabilities, including "dos and don'ts" Includes psychological and sociological research relating to individual disabilities Discusses ongoing treatment issues and ethical dilemmas for rehabilitation counselors Presents thought-provoking discussion questions in each chapter Authored by prominent professor and researcher who became disabled as a young adult

Dissonant Disabilities

Women with Chronic Illnesses Explore Their Lives
Author: Michelle K. Owen
Publisher: Canadian Scholars’ Press
ISBN: 0889614644
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 258
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This much-needed collection of original articles invites the reader to examine the key issues in the lives of women with chronic illnesses. The authors explore how society reacts to women with chronic illness and how women living with chronic illness cope with the uncertainty of their bodies in a society that desires certainty. Additionally, issues surrounding women with chronic illness in the workplace and the impact of chronic illness on women's relationships are sensitively considered.

Multiple Sclerosis

A Guide for Families, Third Edition
Author: Rosalind C. Kalb, MD
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 9781934559307
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 222
View: 6834
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Because most people who are diagnosed with MS are between the ages of 15-55 years, the disease has a significant impact, not only on the individual with the disease, but also on the family members and loved ones whose lives are interwoven with them. Families experiencing multiple sclerosis often find themselves in uncharted territory. Prior patterns of interacting with each other may no longer work; roles often shift with dramatic emotional impact; guilt, anger, sadness, and a sense of burden may create a barrier to intimacy, joy, growth, and family unity. There are ways out of this debilitating situation, and many families have restored their balance, humor, productivity and family solidarity. Multiple Sclerosis: A Guide for Families can lead the way for your family to strengthen its coping skills and to receive targeted information about the disease and its ramifications. This complete yet highly readable guide for families living with multiple sclerosis addresses these issues and more. Families must learn how to strike a reasonable balance between the interests and needs of its members, and to accommodate the limitations imposed by MS without allowing them to impact every aspect of family life. This is easier said than done, and extensive discussions consider how the basic goals of living with this chronic disease can be met.

Public Health and Community Nursing E-Book

Frameworks for practice
Author: Dianne Watkins,Judy Cousins
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702042609
Category: Medical
Page: 336
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The third edition of this popular and useful text has been thoroughly updated to reflect the many major changes that have taken place in community nursing, making it an invaluable and up-to-date reference for all community nursing courses. The book covers the current public health landscape, epidemiology, frameworks for practice, with sections on family, and on the different Community Public Health Nurse Specialists. ‘Real-life’ case-studies link theory and practice, and promote further enquiry Discussion points encourage student reflection on methods of enhancing their professional and practice development A framework approach promotes development of practice Key issues begin, and Summaries end, each chapter to aid studying References and recommended reading promote depth and breadth of study. Thorough revision to reflect changes in community nursing More emphasis on public health reflects current government emphasis New chapters on: Chronic disease management Educational FrameworksCollaborative working Occupational Health NursesAdvanced Nurse PractitionersNurse prescribing

Treating the Changing Family

Handling Normative and Unusual Events
Author: Michele Harway
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471079057
Category: Psychology
Page: 374
View: 8085
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Treating the Changing Family The past quarter century has been a time of historic social and cultural upheaval, and nowhere is that more evident than in the changing face of the family. In an effort to keep pace with the many challenges that confront the modern family in all its varied new forms, this groundbreaking book offers a broad-ranging, carefully integrated review of contemporary trends in family therapy, research, and practice. In Treating the Changing Family, nearly twenty-five distinguished experts from across North America, including psychologists, marriage and family therapists, social workers, and others, reexamine the family and the many contemporary challenges to its function, and provide practical advice for therapists who treat troubled families. Comprehensive in scope, Treating the Changing Family deals with the full array of non-normative events confronting today’s family, including violence and abuse, addiction, long-term and chronic illness (with a special chapter on AIDS in the family), divorce, adoption, trauma, ethnicity, and others. It explores the impact these factors can have on family function and provides intervention strategies and techniques that have proven successful in the treatment of families affected by them. Receiving special attention are the structure, dynamics, and unique problems of families that do not fit the traditional mold. Experts in these areas share their findings and provide clinical guidelines for treating bi-nuclear, single-parent, gay and lesbian, and other nontraditional families. Offering the combined knowledge and expertise of some of the nation’s foremost researchers and practitioners in their fields, Treating the Changing Family: Handling Normative and Unusual Events is a valuable resource for couples and family therapists, counselors, clinical psychologists, social workers, psychiatrists, and all mental health professionals who treat today’s changing family.

Wer dem Glück hinterherrennt, läuft daran vorbei

Ein Umdenkbuch
Author: Russ Harris
Publisher: Kösel-Verlag
ISBN: 3641038227
Category: Self-Help
Page: 400
View: 3996
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Ausstieg aus der Glücksfalle: Besser leben als dem Glück nachjagen Kann das sein? Dass unsere Vorstellungen über das Glück uns unglücklich machen? Dieses spannende Umdenkbuch beruht auf einem bahnbrechenden Ansatz in der Psychologie: der Akzeptanz- und Commitment-Therapie (ACT). Die in kürzester Zeit erlernbaren Techniken haben ihre Wirksamkeit in vielen wissenschaftlichen Studien bewiesen. Die Folge: Sorgen und Stress müssen nicht mehr angestrengt bekämpft werden. Selbst wenn uns Schwierigkeiten begegnen, können wir ein tief erfülltes Leben führen. "Das Buch liegt bei mir am Nachttisch und ich befolge fleißig die Übungsanleitungen. Es ist klug, zugleich leichtfüßig und amüsant und bestimmt eine große Hilfe für viele Menschen. Ach was – für alle eigentlich." Konstantin Wecker

Handbook of Applied Disability and Rehabilitation Research


Author: Kristofer J. Hagglund, PhD, ABPP,Allen W. Heinemann, PhD, ABPP
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826132567
Category: Psychology
Page: 312
View: 801
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Now, more than ever, the field of rehabilitation psychology is growing. This book--one of the few that focuses solely on rehabilitation psychology research--provides the reader with the most up-to-date look at researchand practice within the field of rehabilitation psychology. It offers recommendations for future research programs, policy changes, and clinical interventions from the various perspectives within rehabilitation psychology research and practice, and seeks to demonstrate how much the field can evolve with the implementation of these changes. Topics covered include: Assistive technology Health policy Cultural diversity Employment Future of rehabilitation research Community integration Health disparities

The Physician's Guide to Caring for Children with Disabilities and Chronic Conditions


Author: Robert E. Nickel,Larry W. Desch
Publisher: Paul H Brookes Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781557664464
Category: Medical
Page: 676
View: 7356
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Children and adolescents with ongoing health conditions need primary care that makes sure their preventive, acute and specialised needs are met and treatments coordinated. This is a comprehensive reference for their health professionals.

Easy for You to Say

Q & As for Teens Living with Chronic Illness Or Disability
Author: Miriam Kaufman
Publisher: Firefly Books Limited
ISBN: 9781770850996
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 320
View: 4957
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Addresses both the medical and social challenges faced by teens living with chronic illnesses and disabilities.

Multiple Sclerosis

"A Guide for Families, Third Edition"
Author: Rosalind Kalb
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 9781932603101
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 293
View: 697
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Provides guidance to the families of individuals suffering from multiple sclerosis on such topics as sexuality, emotional and cognitive issues, and financial considerations.

Introduction to Clinical Skills

A Patient-Centered Textbook
Author: Mark B. Mengel,Scott A. Fields
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0585353859
Category: Medical
Page: 494
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Handbook of Health Social Work


Author: Sarah Gehlert,Teri Browne
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118115910
Category: Political Science
Page: 720
View: 6547
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Praise for HANDBOOK of HEALTH SOCIAL WORK SECOND EDITION "Handbook of Health Social Work, Second Edition is a crucial addition for seasoned practitioners' libraries, as well as an essential foundation for fledgling social workers ready to enter health as a practice and research area." –From the Foreword by Suzanne Heurtin-Roberts, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services "The book's strengths include the high quality of writing and the expertise of its contributors. It covers the field of health social work in significant depth and is sure to leave readers well informed." –Mary Sormanti, PhD, MSW, Associate Professor of Professional Practice, Columbia University School of Social Work "Quite simply, this is the definitive volume for health and social work. In this second edition, Gehlert and Browne and their expert contributors have confidently managed to keep pace with current theory and empirical research across a wide range of subject matter that will be of interest to practitioners, educators, and researchers." –Michael Vaughn, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, School of Public Health, and Department of Public Policy Studies, Saint Louis University Thoroughly revised and updated, the only comprehensive handbook of its kind covering the diverse field of health social work Now in its Second Edition, Handbook of Health Social Work provides a comprehensive and evidence-based overview of contemporary social work practice in health care. Written from a wellness perspective, the chapters cover practice and research areas ranging from chronic disorders to infectious disease, from physical to mental disorders, and all areas in between. An excellent resource preparing social workers for the present and future challenges of practice in the field of health care, the Handbook of Health Social Work, Second Edition features discussion on: New trends in social work and health care, including genetics, transdisciplinary care, as well as national and state changes in policy Health social work and children The wide array of roles performed by social workers in health-care settings Ethical issues and decision making in a variety of arenas Understanding of community factors in health social work Edited by two respected leaders in the field of health social work, this second edition includes contributions from a diverse team of notable experts, researchers, and scholars addressing multiple theoretical foundations, models, issues, and dilemmas for the social worker in health care. The resulting resource offers both a foundation for social work practice in health care and a guide for strategy, policy, and program development in proactive and actionable terms.