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Minding the body : psychotherapy in cases of chronic and life-threatening illness / Ellyn Kaschak, editor.

Publication:
New York : Routledge, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (159 p.)
Subjects:
Feminist therapy.
Women analysands -- Health and hygiene.
Chronically ill -- Care.
Critically ill -- Care.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Support and empower women who are coping with the pain, fear, and stigma of serious diseaseBeing diagnosed with cancer, chronic fatigue syndrome, or fibromyalgia is a traumatic event that takes place at a time when the patient is already feeling physically (and often emotionally) drained. Minding the Body combines feminist and social constructionist approaches to offer an intimate look into the ways a therapist can help clients cope with the pain, fear, and stigma of serious disease.Minding the Body offers an alternative to the reductive view of the mind-body connection and
Contents:
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Dedication; Minding the Body: Psychotherapy in Cases of Chronic and Life-Threatening Illness; How Can Feminist Therapists Support Women with Autoimmune Disorders?; Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A First-Person Story; Fibromyalgia: A Feminist Biopsychosocial Perspective; Battling Injury and Chronic Illness in a Managed Care World: A Case History; Social Construction of Illness: Addressing the Impact of Cancer on Women in Therapy; Putting Theory into Practice: A Psychologist's Story
Feminist Psychotherapy in Cases of Life-Threatening IllnessFrom Life-Threatening Illness to a More Sensitive Therapist: One Woman's Journey; Index
Notes:
Description based on print version record.
". co-published simultaneously as Women & Therapy, Volume 23, Number 1 2001."
First published by the Haworth Press, Inc. in 2001.
Contributor:
Kaschak, Ellyn, 1943-
ISBN:
0-7890-1368-1
1-317-71969-7
1-315-78616-8
1-317-71968-9
OCLC:
874146705
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9781315786162 doi
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