Coping with Lupus, 4th Edition [NOOK Book]

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A completely updated and revised edition that provides comfort, information, strategies, and advice for those living with lupus.

There is no cure for lupus, so a diagnosis of this potentially debilitating autoimmune disorder is understandably disquieting. This new edition of Coping with Lupus answers all the important questions one might have and offers practical coping ...
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Overview

A completely updated and revised edition that provides comfort, information, strategies, and advice for those living with lupus.

There is no cure for lupus, so a diagnosis of this potentially debilitating autoimmune disorder is understandably disquieting. This new edition of Coping with Lupus answers all the important questions one might have and offers practical coping strategies to help those with lupus live their lives to the fullest.

Dr. Robert Phillips, the founder and director of the Center for Coping, lends his expertise in dealing with the psychological aspects of chronic health problems to address a range of issues, including:

The medical facts-what lupus is, and how it is diagnosed and treated Medications, nonmedical pain-control methods, exercise, and diet Lifestyle changes to maintain optimal physical and emotional health Coping strategies for virtually every facet of living with lupus


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781101579947
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 4/3/2012
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 512
  • Sales rank: 483,617
  • File size: 991 KB

Meet the Author

Robert H. Phillips, Ph.D., is a practicing psychologist on Long Island, New York. The founder and director of the Center for Coping, a multiservice group that helps people with medical, emotional, and family problems, he is the author of more than a dozen successful books in Avery's Coping with a Chronic Illness series.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi

Foreword xiii

Foreword to the Third Edition xv

Foreword to the First and Second Editions xvii

Preface xix

Part 1 Lupus: An Overview

1 What Is Lupus? 3

2 How Is Lupus Diagnosed? 20

3 How Is Lupus Treated? 27

Part 2 Lupus: Living with Lupus

4 Living with Lupus: An Introduction 35

5 Your Diagnosis 37

6 Coping with Lifestyle Changes 51

7 Physical Symptoms and Changes 62

8 Fatigue 87

9 Pain 95

10 Medications 113

11 Diet and Nutrition 133

12 Exercise 150

13 Activities 162

14 Financial Concerns 174

15 Traveling 183

16 Sex and Lupus 191

17 Pregnancy 202

18 Men with Lupus 210

19 Children with Lupus 216

20 Adolescents with Lupus 242

21 Complementary and Alternative Medicine 248

Part 3 Lupus and Your Emotions

22 Lupus and Your Emotions: An Introduction 261

23 Depression 277

24 Fears and Anxieties 296

25 Anger 314

26 Guilt 329

27 Stress 338

28 Other Emotions 349

Part 4 Lupus and Relationships

29 Lupus and Relationships: An Introduction 361

30 Your Family Members 367

31 Friends and Colleagues 384

32 Your Physician 391

33 Support Groups 404

34 Social Networking 412

35 Comments from Others 423

36 Caring for Someone with Lupus 433

Part 5 Hoping...and Coping!

37 Research and Clinical Trials 445

38 A Coping Review 452

Appendix 457

For Further Reading 457

Resource Organizations 460

Websites 466

A Closing Poem: Hope Is a Kite 477

Index 479

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