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Working with Chronic Illness

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Working with Chronic Illness

A Family Approach

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Working with Chronic Illness by Jenny Altschuler
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This innovative and challenging book provides a theoretical and practical framework for understanding and helping people face the challenge of living with serious physical illness. Sensitive attention is paid to the way in which gendered and cultural beliefs influence decisions about caregiving and caretaking in childhood, parental, adult and professional relationships. The author conveys the insights of clinical experience of inpatient and outpatient work in a lucid and accessible style. The book is aimed at a wide range of professionals, including counsellors, therapists, nurses, social workers, teachers, doctors and paediatricians, and will prove invaluable to both qualified professionals and students.

Author Biography

JENNY ALTSCHULER is Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Family Psychotherapist at the Tavistock Clinic. She has previously worked as a member of the Child Psychiatry Team, Royal Free Hospital and has written widely on working with physical illness and gender. Contributors: Barbara Dale - Senior Clinical Lecturer in Social Work, Family Psychotherapist and Vice Dean of the Child and Family Department, Tavistock Clinic John Byng-Hall - Consultant Child and Family Psychiatrist and Family Psychotherapist, Tavistock Clinic
Release date NZ
January 10th, 1997
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Palgrave Macmillan
Pages
232
Dimensions
154x235x20
ISBN-13
9780333624906
Product ID
1648206

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