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Author Owen, Ray, 1964-

Title Living with the Enemy : Coping with the stress of chronic illness using CBT, mindfulness and acceptance
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (241 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of figures; List of exercises; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Knowing the enemy; 2 Getting stuck in the struggle; 3 Troubling thoughts; 4 Unwanted feelings; 5 Living in the present; 6 Who am I now? A sense of Self; 7 Living with purpose; 8 Taking action; 9 Putting it together; 10 Conclusion; Appendix 1; Appendix 2; Further reading; References; Index
Summary 'This isn't living, this is just existing.'A long-term physical health condition - a chronic illness, or even a disability - can take over your existence. Battling against the effects of the condition can take so much of your time and energy that it feels like the rest of your life is 'on hold'. The physical symptoms of different conditions will vary, as will the way you manage them. But the kinds of psychological stress the situation brings are common to lots of long-term health problems: worry about the future, sadness about what has been lost, frustration at ch
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Subject Cognitive therapy.
Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy.
Stress (Psychology)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1317605691 (electronic bk.)
9781317605690 (electronic bk.)