Patient's Voice : Experiences of Illness / Edition 1

Patient's Voice : Experiences of Illness / Edition 1

by Jeanine Young-Mason
     
 

Do you need to add caring to your course? Do your students need to become more aware of the process patients and families go through as they adapt to an illness or death?

Sixteen contemporary autobiographical case studies written by children and adults who have experienced psychiatric and physical illnesses are contained in this extraordinary text. Each case study

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Do you need to add caring to your course? Do your students need to become more aware of the process patients and families go through as they adapt to an illness or death?

Sixteen contemporary autobiographical case studies written by children and adults who have experienced psychiatric and physical illnesses are contained in this extraordinary text. Each case study begins with a brief description of the patient's clinical situation. Chapters are followed by points for discussion and study questions to further direct the exploration of the accounts and enhance students' critical thinking skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900803601627
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
12/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
197

Table of Contents

Introduction
1The Memory of Death2
2Mastery of Life8
3Raoul18
4Struggling34
5The Challenge40
6Understand48
7Psychosis: Art, Life, or Illness?54
8Prisoner of Pain62
9Reconceptions74
10The Strange Voyage106
11Get 'Em Out of the Shed114
12An Unhappiness Factor118
13Get the Money124
14God, Self, and Medicine132
15For Gabe and Ari144
16Journey with a Friend148
Afterword195

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