Medical Family Therapy: A Biopsychosocial Approach to Families with Health Problems / Edition 1

Medical Family Therapy: A Biopsychosocial Approach to Families with Health Problems / Edition 1

by Susan Mcdaniel, William J. Doherty, Jeri Hepworth
     
 

<>The authors demonstrate how therapists can coordinate care with other health professionals dealing with medical problems ranging from infertility to terminal and chronic illness.<>

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<>The authors demonstrate how therapists can coordinate care with other health professionals dealing with medical problems ranging from infertility to terminal and chronic illness.<>

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465044375
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
01/28/1992
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
295
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)
Lexile:
1370L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Ch. 1Family Therapy and Medical Illness1
Ch. 2Foundations of Medical Family Therapy12
Ch. 3Collaboration with Medical Providers36
Ch. 4Techniques for Medical Family Therapy61
Ch. 5Health Behaviors That Harm94
Ch. 6Somatizing Patients and Their Families122
Ch. 7Pregnancy Loss, Infertility, and Reproductive Technology152
Ch. 8The Challenges of Chronic Illness184
Ch. 9Childhood Chronic Illness211
Ch. 10Caring for Dying Patients and Grieving Families231
Ch. 11Practice Issues in Medical Family Therapy250
References265
Index285

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