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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781572243569
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
Publication date: 04/09/2003
Series: Unassigned Series
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 174,430
Product dimensions: 6.02(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author


Teri P. Rumpf, PhD, is a psychologist in private practice specializing in treating patients who suffer from chronic illness. Rumpf knows firsthand the challenges of living with Sjögren’s syndrome. She has published numerous articles on living with chronic illness for both the Sjögren’s Syndrome Foundation and the Scleroderma Foundation. She lives in Newton Highlands, MA.

Table of Contents

Forewordv
Prefaceix
Acknowledgmentsxiii
1Sjogren's Syndrome: What Is That?1
2What Makes Up a Diagnosis?19
3How Do You Treat Sjogren's?33
4More about the Medical Aspects47
5Doctors and Patients67
6Reactions to Illness89
7Riding a Roller Coaster of Emotions101
8Family and Friends127
9Living with Sjogren's Syndrome151
10Healing169
11Work and Disability183
12Research: Hope for the Future199
Resources213
References223
Index229

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