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Psycosocial Aspect of Healthcare, CourseSmart eTextbook, 3rd Edition

By Meredith E. Drench, Ann Noonan, Nancy Sharby

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jan 3, 2011

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For all courses that address psychosocial aspects of illness and disability, including courses in the social psychology of disability and rehabilitation, chronic illness, and rehabilitation psychology; and courses covering communication, relationships, characteristics of illness and disability, adaptation to impairment and disability, client behavior, grieving, stress and support, and attitudinal and cultural differences.

 

This timely text offers comprehensive, integrated coverage of psychosocial topics involving clients, families, and other caregivers affected by pathology, impairment, functional limitation, and/or disability. To engage students and promote insight, it relies on real-life student journal entries from multiple disciplines. A current, evidence-based, extensive literature review forms the core of the text, connecting theory to practice. Reflective Questions and Case Studies after each chapter stimulate awareness and promote dialogue; relevant clinical examples and tables are presented throughout. This edition’s updates include broader coverage of multicultural issues, spirituality, and chronic conditions; a new chapter on abuse and neglect; thorough coverage of PTSD; improved organization; and a new Online Manual containing extensive readings and resources.

Table of Contents

PART I. Knowing Self/Knowing Others

1. Foundations

2. Recognizing Attitudes, Beliefs, and Values

3. Multicultural Perspectives

4. Spirituality

 

PART II. Making Connections

5. Communication

6. Motivation, Adherence, and Collaborative Treatment Planning

 

PART III. Loss/Grief, Coping, and Family

7. Loss and Grief

8. Coping

9. Understanding Family Needs, Roles, and Responsibilities

 

PART IV. Transitions Across the Lifespan

10. Disability

11. Chronic Conditions

12. Sexuality

 

PART V. Conditions that Challenge Care

13. Psychiatric Disorders

14. Self-Destructive Behaviors

15. Abuse and Neglect

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$28.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-139518-3