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It Runs In My Family: Illness As A Family Legacy
     

It Runs In My Family: Illness As A Family Legacy

by Joan C. Barth
 

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This volume offers therapists effective, practical strategies for helping patients overcome the psychological impact of a history of serious illness in the family. Using illustrative case material, the author discusses the feelings of powerlessness that family illness can produce in an individual, and describes techniques for fostering a healthier, more empowered

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This volume offers therapists effective, practical strategies for helping patients overcome the psychological impact of a history of serious illness in the family. Using illustrative case material, the author discusses the feelings of powerlessness that family illness can produce in an individual, and describes techniques for fostering a healthier, more empowered attitude. She shows how various assessment exercises and validation techniques can help the person distinguish between reality and the myths that evolved as a result of the family illness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781135063801
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
File size:
2 MB

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