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 st
rategies for care providers. It is intended for students and professionals within all health care professions.
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. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:2ND 07 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Prentice Hall, Inc. Published: 01/27/2006 International: No
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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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