The MS Workbook: Living Fully with Multiple Sclerosis

The MS Workbook: Living Fully with Multiple Sclerosis

by Dawn Ehde, Robert Fraser, Kurt Johnson, George Kraft
     
 

Your Essential Guide to Living Well with MS

You can live a fuller and more rewarding life with multiple sclerosis. In this book you'll find clear, practical tips for taking care of your health, your livelihood, and your relationships-step-by-step advice for creating real change in your life.

Recommended by leaders in the nation's top MS organizations, this book

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Your Essential Guide to Living Well with MS

You can live a fuller and more rewarding life with multiple sclerosis. In this book you'll find clear, practical tips for taking care of your health, your livelihood, and your relationships-step-by-step advice for creating real change in your life.

Recommended by leaders in the nation's top MS organizations, this book offers you more than just strategies for dealing with physical challenges. The authors, a team of experienced doctors and psychologists, offer tips to help you manage the emotional aspects of MS, too. Put these clear and straightforward techniques to use in your life today for greater physical comfort and mobility, financial security, and a more positive state of mind.

    Learn how to:
  • Manage your physical and mental health care
  • Negotiate accommodation and comfort issues in the workplace
  • Stay on top of financial matters, including health insurance
  • Foster a strong sense of spirituality and community
  • Enjoy more intimate relationships and a better sex life
  • Utilize government and private resources and other sources of support

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From the Publisher
This incredibly valuable workbook can help people with MS better understand and cope with their disease. It's an easy-to-follow guide to a better quality of life that includes clear illustrations, checklists, and quizzes devoid of confusing medical lingo. A must-have for patients, it focuses on the challenges (and opportunities) of dealing with MS.
—Jack Burks, MD, vice president and chief medical officer of the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572243903
Publisher:
New Harbinger Publications
Publication date:
02/28/2006
Series:
Workbook Series
Edition description:
Workbook
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

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Meet the Author

Robert T. Fraser, PhD, is a licensed counseling and rehabilitation psychologist and professor of neurology, neurological surgery, and rehabilitation medicine at the University of Washington. He specializes in specializes in vocational rehabilitation assessment and counseling for people with MS and is one of the original faculty of the University of Washington MS Rehabilitation Research and Training Center.

George H. Kraft, MD, MS, is the director of the Western MS Center. He specializes in the rehabilitation of multiple sclerosis.

Dawn M. Ehde, PhD, is a psychologist and associate professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Washington. She specializes in the treatment of pain and depression in persons with multiple sclerosis and other disabilities.

Kurt L. Johnson, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Washington. He specializes in psychosocial aspects of disability, disability and employment, assistive technology, and disability policy.

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