Psychosocial Aspects of Healthcare

Psychosocial Aspects of Healthcare

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For courses in Psychosocial Aspects of Illness/Disability, Social Psychology of Disability and Rehabilitation, Chronic Illness, and Rehabilitation Psychology in occupational therapy, physical therapy, and other health care programs.Comprehensive in scope and depth, evidence-based, and current, this text addresses a variety of integrated psychosocial topics involving patients/clients, families, and other caregivers affected by pathology, impairment, functional limitation, and/or disability due to injury or acute or chronic illness. Reality-based and practical in approach, it addresses very real issues in today's health care, acknowledging time as well as other constraints, and describes recommended roles and intervention strategies for care providers. Reader-friendly and thought-provoking, the text features an abundance of real-life student journal entries, case studies and examples, and reflective more

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  • Paperback | 364 pages
  • 175.3 x 231.1 x 17.8mm | 612.36g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130409804
  • 9780130409805

Table of contents

Introduction. I. MAKING A CONNECTION: TALKING, LISTENING, SHOWING YOU CARE. 1. Components of Effective Communication. 2. Client Motivation and Adherence. 3. Understanding Family Needs, Roles, and Responsibilities. 4. Recognizing Your Own Beliefs. II. SHARED GOAL-SETTING: PATIENT/CLIENT-PROFESSIONAL COLLABORATION. 5. Quality of Life. 6. Client Rights and Provider Responsibilities. 7. Collaborative Treatment-Planning. 8. The Mind-Body-Spirit Connection. III. DEFINING SELF. 9. Body Image and Self-Concept. 10. Condition-Specific Characteristics. 11. Sexuality. IV. RESPONSES TO ILLNESS AND DISABILITY THAT COMPLICATE CARE. 12. Psychiatric Disorders. 13. Self-Destructive Behaviors. 14. Chronic Illness. V. THE CONTINUUM OF LOSS, GRIEVING, AND ADJUSTMENT. 15. Understanding Loss. 16. Understanding Grief. 17. Adjustment. VI. ATTITUDES AND PERSPECTIVES: RESPECTING HUMAN DIFFERENCES. 18. Impact of Culture on Health and Illness. 19. Conflict and Strategies for more

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