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Title Living under the sword : psychosocial aspects of recurrent and progressive life-threatening illness / edited by Austin H. Kutscher and the editors of The American Institute of Life-Threatening Illness and Loss
Published Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2004


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Description v, 190 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Recurrence--what is it? / Harold B. Haley -- Living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis / Richard F. Mayer -- Recurrent attempted suicide: a psychiatric case study in medical ethics / Fred Rosner, Stanley Shapiro, Andrew Nkongo -- Alzheimer's disease: a multi-edged sword / Virginia W. Barrett -- Hemophilia and AIDS: the double-edged sword / Judith R. Levi -- Living with a chronically suicidal person / David Lester -- Hypnotherapy and biofeedback in the management of the cancer patient / Ellit Wineburg -- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: enhancing the quality of life through occupational therapy / Valerie Takai -- Life after choriocarcinoma: fourteen years later / Phyllis Werner -- The psychosocial effects of choriocarcinoma / Phyllis Werner -- The way it was--and is / Mary-Ellen Siegel -- Psychosocial aspects of Tay-Sachs and other fatal metabolic diseases / Gerald Schneiderman -- Functional reconstruction of the head and neck cancer patient: living under a triple threat /
Andrew Blitzer -- The challenge of chronic renal failure / Rachel Cohen -- Recurrent hospitalization in adults with medical illness / Carol M. Ashton, Nelda P. Wray -- At risk for Huntington's disease: a model for living / Marian Adams -- Progressive deafness: isolation and stigma / Maxwell Abramson, Marcia Abramson -- Psychotherapeutic treatment of the dying cancer patient / Richard Kelley -- Attitude of professional caregivers to management of life-threatening illness / Arvin S. Glicksman, Andrew E. Slaby -- Ice on the slope / William F. Finn -- The roller coaster ride of terminal illness: psychosocial and cultural interventions / Ranjana Sardana -- Coping with the emotional vulnerability of children with recurring and life-threatening illnesses / Shirley Chasins Samuels, Stanley Samuels -- Nurses' perceptions of nursing care and responses toward patients with recurrences of disease / Paulette Y. Russell -- Recurrence of cancer: a crisis of courage / Marilyn M. Rawnsley -- Coping with progressive illness: the family and the patient / Zetta H. Putter -- Walking up those stairs: opening the door and keeping in control / David G. Peck -- The impact of recurrence on the pediatric patient, family, and medical staff / Donald J. Fernbach -- Nonverbal communication and sexuality in the care of the chronically ill / Carol Farkas
Notes "Published in partnership with The American Institute of Life-Threatening Illness and Loss."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Critically ill -- Psychology.
Critically ill -- Social aspects.
Sick -- Psychology.
Chronically ill -- Social aspects.
Author Kutscher, Austin H.
American Institute of Life-Threatening Illness and Loss.
LC no. 2003022281
ISBN 0810834871 hardback alkaline paper