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Families Living With Chronic Illness and Disability : Interventions, Challenges, and Opportunities

Families Living With Chronic Illness and Disability : Interventions, Challenges, and Opportunities - 04 edition

Families Living With Chronic Illness and Disability : Interventions, Challenges, and Opportunities - 04 edition

ISBN13: 9780826155818

ISBN10: 0826155812

Families Living With Chronic Illness and Disability : Interventions, Challenges, and Opportunities by Paul W. Power and Arthur E. Dell Orto - ISBN 9780826155818
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: Springer Publishing Co.
Published: 2004
International: No
Families Living With Chronic Illness and Disability : Interventions, Challenges, and Opportunities by Paul W. Power and Arthur E. Dell Orto - ISBN 9780826155818

ISBN13: 9780826155818

ISBN10: 0826155812

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 04

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Summary

Combining original material and personal statements by individuals experiencing chronic illness and severe disability, this book describes a family-oriented intervention philosophy for helping families of people with illness and disability. Experiential exercises and discussion questions are included. The audience for the book includes health, allied health, and other professionals, and students, who work with patients and families.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Pt. I Family dynamics in illness and disability

Ch. 1. Perspectives on illness and disability
Ch. 2. Children with disabilities and the family
Ch. 3. Impact of illness and disability on adults
Ch. 4. Family response to illness and disability

Pt. II Family interventions

Ch. 5. An approach to family assessment
Ch. 6. An intervention approach
Ch. 7. Group counseling : a resource for families living with illness or diability
Ch. 8. Interacting with health professionals : family needs and perspectives

Pt. III Selected family issues

Ch. 9. Alcohol : an illness, disability, and family perspective
Ch. 10. Challenges and issues in caregiving and respite care
Ch. 11. Loss, grief, and grieving : family issues
Ch. 12. Reflections and considerations