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by Juanita Murphy


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In addition to the trauma of a disabling illness or health condition, the caregiving relationship itself can be a challenge for both the patient and the caregiver. As negative emotions begin to surface-everything from guilt to worthlessness to hopelessness-you can become destructively depressed or angry and feel unable to make wise decisions.

Helping you see that you are not alone, Entrapped offers you candid support through firsthand accounts of survivors and caregivers as they discover a healthy way through their hardships. As the storytellers expose their darkest moments, you will realize that you, too, can find the strength to choose life in the midst of your suffering and learn how to build a new reality. Though everyone's story is unique, there are common threads that can help you develop your own strategies for overcoming the obstacles that keep you from accomplishing everyday tasks-big and small.

Facing health challenges is never easy, but these inspiring accounts will help you approach your own story with fresh eyes and a renewed heart.

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ISBN-13: 9781516887859
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 02/01/2016
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.34(d)

About the Author

Juanita F. Murphy, PhD, has served as a staff nurse, director of nursing services, and professor of nursing throughout her health-care career. An American Academy of Nursing fellow, she has also been a delegation leader for People-to-People and an international citizen ambassador. A book author and coauthor of over fifty articles in various scientific journals, Dr. Murphy currently resides in Prescott, Arizona.

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