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Psychosocial Aspects of Healthcare

Psychosocial Aspects of Healthcare - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0131716742

Cover of Psychosocial Aspects of Healthcare 2ND 07 (ISBN 978-0131716742)
ISBN13: 978-0131716742
ISBN10: 0131716743
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 07
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2007
International: No

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Psychosocial Aspects of Healthcare - 2ND 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0131716742

Merrideth Drench, Nancy Sharby, Ann Noonan and Susan Ventura

ISBN13: 978-0131716742
ISBN10: 0131716743
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 07
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

This text is based on the belief that an understanding of the psychococial aspects of health care optimizes therapeutic outcomes. Comprehensive in scope, Drench addresses a variety of psychosocial topics involving individuals affected by pathology, impairment, functional limitation and/or disability. It addresses very real issues in today's health care environment, acknowledging time as well as other constraints, and describes recommended roles and intervention strategies for care providers. It is intended for students and professionals within all health care professions.

Table of Contents

Part I Understanding Client-Professional Relationships

Chapter 1 Recognizing Beliefs and Values

Understanding Values
Attitudes and Behavior
Stigma and Prejudice in Health Care Delivery
Becoming Competent, Unbiased Health Care Practitioners
Cross-Professional Values and Biases
Summary
Reflective Questions
Case Study
References

Chapter 2 Communication 25

Elements of Effective Communication
Developing Practitioner-Client Rapport
Mindfulness: Being Present In The Moment
Verbal Communication
Nonverbal Communication
Written Communication
Grasping the True Meaning of What the Client is Saying
Using Humor to Communicate
Barriers to Effective Communication
Conflict
Strategies to Manage Conflict
Summary
Reflective Questions
Case Study
References

Chapter 3 Cultural Aspects of Therapeutic Care

Race, Ethnicity and Culture
Contents
Subcultures
Worldview
Explanatory Models of Health and Illness
Health Beliefs and Practices
The Culture of Medicine
Barriers to Effective Cross-Cultural Health Care
Creating Solutions to Cross-Cultural Health Care
Summary
Reflective Questions
Case Study
References

Chapter 4 Understanding Family Needs, Roles, and Responsibilities 81

Family Systems
Caregiver Needs
Developing Caregiver Skills
Roles and Responsibilities Within the Family System
Caregiver Burden
Caring for the Caregiver
Relationships Between Professional and Family Caregivers
Summary
Reflective Questions
Case Study
References

Part II Goal-Setting: Client-Professional

Chapter 5 Client Rights and Provider Responsibilities

The Health Care System
Health and Quality of Life
Quality of Life Assessment
Disablement
The Client-Provider Relationship
Provider Responsibilities
Summary
Reflective Questions
Case Study
References

Chapter 6 Motivation and Adherence

Factors Affecting Motivation
Role of Health Care Providers in Promoting Motivation and Adherence
Strategies to Enhance Motivation and Adherence
Summary
Reflective Questions
Case Study
References

Chapter 7 Collaborative Treatment-Planning

Collaboration
Barriers to Collaboration
Strategies for Improving Collaboration
Modifying Health Behaviors
Summary
Reflective Questions
Case Study
References

Chapter 8 The Mind-Body-Spirit Connection

Holism
Spirituality
Ancient Insights and Modern Practices
Mind-Body-Spirit
Psychoneuroimmunology
Pulling it all together
Summary
Reflective Questions
Case Study
References

Part III Changing Perspectives

Chapter 9 Body Image and Self-Concept

Sudden Onset Versus Chronic or Progressive Course
The Meaning of Physical Change
Factors That Influence How a Person Responds to Changes in Body Image
Responding to Changes in Body Image from Disease and Injury
Strategies for Adapting and Accepting Changes in Body Image
Summary
Reflective Questions
Case Study
References

Chapter 10 Condition-Specific Characteristics

Congenital and Perinatal Conditions
Sudden-Onset Disability
Acute or Rapidly Progressive Diseases
Age-Related Disability
Summary
Reflective Questions
Case Study
References

Chapter 11 Sexuality

Sexual Development
Clinical Interventions
Summary
Reflective Questions
Case Study
References

Part IV The Continuum of Loss, Grief, and Adjustment

Chapter 12 Loss

Loss is a "Four Letter Word"
Loss for the Personal Caregiver
Loss for the Health Care Professional
Summary
Reflective Questions
Case Study
References

Chapter 13 Grief

Types of Grief
Grieving Behavior
Conceptual Models of Grieving
Grief Outcomes
Chronic Sorrow
Summary
Reflective Questions
Case Study
References

Chapter 14 Adjustment

Coping Behavior
Psychosocial Adaptation Strategies
Implications for Health Providers
Summary
Reflective Questions
Case Study
References

Part V Responses to Illness and Disability

Chapter 15 Chronic Illness

Chronic Health Problems
Disease Versus Illness
Chronic Pain
Permanent Disability
Malingering
Conversion Disorder
Therapeutic Interventions
Summary
Reflective Questions
Case Study
References

Chapter 16 Psychiatric Disorders

Depression
Bipolar Spectrum Disorder
Anxiety Disorders
Implications for Health Care Professionals
Summary
Reflective Questions
Case Study
References

Chapter 17 Destructive Behaviors

Family Violence and Abuse
Substance Use Disorders
Eating Disorders
Self-Injurious Behavior
Summary

Reflective Questions
Case Study
References

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