Coping with Disease

Coping with Disease

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If there is a single challenge a person faces in every stage of life from birth to death, it is the necessity of coping with life's exigencies. These often include health problems, social stress, and perceived difficulties. The ability to deal with these issues defines an individual to a large extent and can accelerate or brake one's development in the multitude of mental and physical pathways intrinsic to life. Coping behaviours include talking out a problem, crying, laughing, relaxation, ignoring the problem, praying, looking for the positive aspects of a situation, assuming everything is terrible, taking medication, hoping a problem will go away, attacking the problem with willpower, cognitive therapy etc. This new book examines new research which will shed light on coping behaviours in a vast array of disease situations.information that health professionals could use to identify caregivers at risk for developing mental health problems. Using brief tests like the ... References American Psychiatric Association (1994) Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (4aquot; ed.). Washington, DC: Author. ... Epilepsy, 31(suppl 3), S1- S2. Lopez, I.M. (1996) Evaluation of psychological and behavioral factors in 256 Elise LabbAc.

Title:Coping with Disease
Author:Annette V. Lee
Publisher:Nova Publishers - 2005-01-01


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