When Someone You Love Has a Chronic Illness: Hope and Help for Those Providing Support

When Someone You Love Has a Chronic Illness: Hope and Help for Those Providing Support

by Tamara McClintock Greenberg

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When Someone You Love Has a Chronic Illness: Hope and Help for Those Providing Support by Tamara McClintock Greenberg

Dr. Tamara Greenberg offers hope and practical advice to those impacted by a loved one's chronic illness. Providing easy-to-understand explanations for complicated feelings and behaviors, this book will help you not just cope, but thrive in your day-to-day life. Learn the important tools you need to help lighten the burden we all feel when someone we love is ill.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781599559391
Publisher: Cedar Fort, Incorporated/CFI Distribution
Publication date: 02/07/2012
Pages: 155
Product dimensions: 5.56(w) x 8.54(h) x 0.46(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Preface xi

1 Get ready for a longer life 1

2 How to talk about it 19

3 Dealing with doctors: what everyone needs to know 31

4 Managing denial 47

5 Aregiving: can you care too much? 71

6 Getting support 85

7 Helping your loved one cope with Pain 99

8 Avoiding Avoidance: Staying Connected, Mindfully 113

9 Vicarious Trauma and Compassion Fatique 127

10 Dealing with Loss 141

About the Author 157

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