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Understanding Women''s Recovery From Illness and Trauma.

By: Kearney, Margaret H.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Women''s Mental Health and Development: Publisher: Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, 1999Description: 1 online resource (201 p.).ISBN: 9781452221298.Subject(s): Catastrophic illness | Diseases | Psychic trauma | Psychological aspects | Social medicine | Women | Women -- Diseases -- Psychological aspects | Women -- Diseases -- Social aspects | Women -- Health and hygieneGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Understanding Women''s Recovery From Illness and TraumaDDC classification: 361.06082 | 616.0082 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Series Editor''s Introduction; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1 - Why Listen to Women: The Social and Political Context of Women''s Health and Illness; Chapter 2 - Reckoning and Reconciling: A Map of Women''s Illness and Recovery; Chapter 3 - Cancer and Heart Disease: Responding to a Tragic Diagnosis; Chapter 4 - Learning to Live with it: Integrating Self and Chronic Illness; Chapter 5 - Pain, Immobility, and Stigma: Illness Burdens; Chapter 6 - Family Violence: Recovering from Trauma Past and Present
Chapter 7 - Eating Disorders and Addiction: Changing Deeply Rooted PatternsChapter 8 - Supporting Women toward Health: Future Directions; References; Index; About the Author
Summary: The author of this volume draws on real life experiences to present a practical guide to the `why'' and `how'' of human responses to illness. Margaret Kearney provides practical help to counsellors who may not have been exposed to many aspects of women''s experiences of illness; draws extensively from the research literature and her own nursing experience to identify the common ground of women who have moved through the difficulties of illness to satisfactory outcomes.
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Cover; Contents; Series Editor''s Introduction; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1 - Why Listen to Women: The Social and Political Context of Women''s Health and Illness; Chapter 2 - Reckoning and Reconciling: A Map of Women''s Illness and Recovery; Chapter 3 - Cancer and Heart Disease: Responding to a Tragic Diagnosis; Chapter 4 - Learning to Live with it: Integrating Self and Chronic Illness; Chapter 5 - Pain, Immobility, and Stigma: Illness Burdens; Chapter 6 - Family Violence: Recovering from Trauma Past and Present

Chapter 7 - Eating Disorders and Addiction: Changing Deeply Rooted PatternsChapter 8 - Supporting Women toward Health: Future Directions; References; Index; About the Author

The author of this volume draws on real life experiences to present a practical guide to the `why'' and `how'' of human responses to illness. Margaret Kearney provides practical help to counsellors who may not have been exposed to many aspects of women''s experiences of illness; draws extensively from the research literature and her own nursing experience to identify the common ground of women who have moved through the difficulties of illness to satisfactory outcomes.

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