Counseling people with Life-Threatening Illness presents a realistic consultant for counselors who paintings with consumers and households impacted through life-threatening disorder. The language and content material are applicable for undergraduate and graduate classes, in addition to workshops and trainings for professionals....As the healthcare procedure keeps to adapt, Counseling people with Life-Threatening Illness is a helpful source for counselors as they locate themselves engaged on interdisciplinary groups with members and households impacted via life-threatening illness."--The specialist Counselor Journal
With attribute readability, Doka attracts at the vintage and modern literature in addition to his personal pedagogy and perform in demise and demise to provide orienting strategies for the total spectrum of care humans may well require while sickness intrudes into their lives. for every part of the disease trajectory...he deals clever cognizance to the issues and clients humans confront, and in numerous examples of tangible medical events he brings to lifestyles the thoughts that tell compassionate care.
From the Foreword through Robert A. Neimeyer, PhD
collage of Memphis
This publication would offer a superb advent to the psychosocial and religious domain names for any health care professional or nurse getting into palliative care. It offers loads of details, combined with a few distilled knowledge, in addition to a superior grounding approximately tips to relate to those sufferers and their households in a patient-centered way."--IAHPC publication (International organization for Hospice and Palliative Care)
This holistic, family-centered advisor to counseling people with life-threatening ailment considers not just the actual manifestations of the sickness, yet its mental, social, monetary, and religious implications. Revised and up to date to mirror the most up-tp-date learn and improved theoretical improvement, this moment version encompasses new remedies that improve meaning-making at life's finish, and gives elevated sections on counseling households through the ailment and as they grieve. one of many book's most vital alterations contains the difference of a version of concurrent care. This version of care has nice implications for end-of-life care, bridging the divide among therapy that's basically palliative and remedy that seeks to treatment or expand existence.
Comprehensive and useful, the booklet discusses such social and mental elements as gender, race, ethnicity, social classification, schooling, and intelligence, and the way they tell the event of gravely unwell humans. The preliminary main issue of prognosis is addressed in addition to particular issues in case you reside with continual sickness, those who find themselves terminally unwell, and people who get better.
New to This Edition:
- Generational changes as a resource of variety
- Expanded sections regarding meaning-making options (dignity-enhancement remedy, residing eulogies, memory remedy, lifestyles overview, meaning-centered treatment, moral/ethical matters, and center wills)
- Discussion of end-of-life phenomena and how you can support sufferer and kinfolk in reading and responding to them
- Enhanced assurance of caregiver concerns
- Expanded dialogue of spirituality
- Additional behavioral techniques to help soreness administration
- Anticipatory mourning
- Post-death grief for relations
- Chronic care and rehabilitation
- Incorporates Rand examine on Concurrent Care and different new versions
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