Families and Health / Edition 1

Families and Health / Edition 1

by W . J. Doherty, Thomas L. Campbell
     
 

Families and Health is the first textbook to present an overview of the research on the relationship between families and health, placing an emphasis on common family patterns related to health and illness and interactions between families and the health care system.

The volume includes discussions of family experiences with health promotion and risk

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Overview

Families and Health is the first textbook to present an overview of the research on the relationship between families and health, placing an emphasis on common family patterns related to health and illness and interactions between families and the health care system.

The volume includes discussions of family experiences with health promotion and risk reduction, vulnerability and illness onset, illness appraisal, acute response and adaptation to illness. Separate chapters address each of these situations in relation to such areas as cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, and bereavement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803929937
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/01/1988
Series:
Family Studies Text Series, #10
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
164
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.38(d)

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Table of Contents

Families and Health
An Introduction
Family Health Promotion and Risk Reduction
Family Vulnerability and Disease Onset
Family Illness Appraisal
Families' Acute Response to Illness
Family Adaptation to Illness and Recovery
Summary and Implications

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