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The chronic pain and illness workbook for teens : CBT and mindfulness-based practices to turn the volume down on pain

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Zoffness, Rachel, Krane, Elliot J. New Harbinger Publications , 2019.
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Material Type
Ebook
Call Number
YOUTH FM 850 ZOF 2019e
This workbook blends cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR). You will learn how pain affects both your mind and body, how negative emotions can make pain worse, and strategies to help you turn the volume down on your pain, so you can go back to enjoying act…
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Author
Zoffness, Rachel
Krane, Elliot J.
Publisher
New Harbinger Publications
Publication Date
2019
Physical Description
eBook (176 pages)
Subject
Coping with Pain
Chronic Pain
Coping with Chronic Illness Young Adult
Abstract
This workbook blends cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR). You will learn how pain affects both your mind and body, how negative emotions can make pain worse, and strategies to help you turn the volume down on your pain, so you can go back to enjoying activities that you love. You'll also learn mindfulness and relaxation exercises, including belly breathing and body scan to help manage pain in the moment. The exercises and strategies in this book are rooted in research, fun to learn, and easy to practice. For ages 12+.
ISBN
9781684033539
Language
English
Material Type
Ebook
Call Number
YOUTH FM 850 ZOF 2019e
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How to live well with chronic pain and illness: A mindful guide

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Bernhard, Toni. Somerville, MA: Wisdom Publications , 2015.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
EF 850 BER 2015
Availability
2 copies, 2 available
Comfort, understanding, and advice for those who are suffering?and those who care for them.; Chronic illness creates many challenges, from career crises and relationship issues to struggles with self-blame, personal identity, and isolation. Beloved author Toni Bernhard addresses these challenges an…
Author
Bernhard, Toni
Place of Publication
Somerville, MA
Publisher
Wisdom Publications
Publication Date
2015
Physical Description
337 pages
Subject
Coping with Chronic Illness
Chronic Illness
Chronic Pain
Abstract
Comfort, understanding, and advice for those who are suffering?and those who care for them.
Chronic illness creates many challenges, from career crises and relationship issues to struggles with self-blame, personal identity, and isolation. Beloved author Toni Bernhard addresses these challenges and many more, using practical examples to illustrate how mindfulness, equanimity, and compassion can help readers make peace with a life turned upside down.
In her characteristic conversational style, Bernhard shows how to cope and make the most of life despite the challenges of chronic illness. Benefit from:
? Mindfulness exercises to mitigate physical and emotional pain
? Concrete advice for negotiating the everyday hurdles of medical appointments, household chores, and social obligations
? Tools for navigating the strains illness can place on relationships
Several chapters are directed toward family and friends of the chronically ill, helping them to understand what their loved one is going through and how they can help.
Humorous and empathetic, Bernhard shares her own struggles and setbacks with unflinching honesty, offering invaluable support in the search to find peace and well-being.
ISBN
9781614292487
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
EF 850 BER 2015

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Children's Health and Illness Recovery Program (CHIRP): Teen and family workbook

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Carter, Bryan D., Kronenberger, William G., Scott, Eric L. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press , 2020.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
EF 850.6 CAR 2020
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Children and adolescents with chronic illnesses, particularly those accompanied by debilitating, painful, and/or fatiguing symptoms, face challenges that may prove disruptive to physical, psychological, and social development. Based on extensive research and clinical expertise, Children's Health an…
Author
Carter, Bryan D.
Kronenberger, William G.
Scott, Eric L.
Place of Publication
Oxford, UK
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication Date
2020
Physical Description
Softcover; 113 pages
Series
Programs that work
Subject
Coping with Chronic Illness Young Adult
Coping with Chronic Illness
Coping with Chronic Illness-Children
Abstract
Children and adolescents with chronic illnesses, particularly those accompanied by debilitating, painful, and/or fatiguing symptoms, face challenges that may prove disruptive to physical, psychological, and social development. Based on extensive research and clinical expertise, Children's Health and Illness Recovery Program (CHIRP) is an effective treatment program designed to build and maintain independence in young people with chronic illness.
This Teen and Family Workbook provides proven treatment activities designed to combat the additional stress faced by youth coping with long-term health problems. These tasks target key areas for improvement in physical functioning, school functioning, and personal functioning and support the creation of new tools for managing the impact of illness, such as stress management, coping and relaxation techniques, and communication skills. In-session and take-home activities outlined in this workbook are meant to accompany the companion CHIRP Clinician Guide. With the use of this workbook and supported by a network of clinicians, healthcare specialists, and school professionals, adolescents and their families can return to a better quality of life.
ISBN
9780190070472
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
EF 850.6 CAR 2020

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When your child has a chronic medical illness: A guide for the parenting journey

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Sileo, Frank J., Potter, Carol S. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association , 2021.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
EF 850.5 SIL 2021
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Written by leading mental health professionals, this warm and accessible parenting book for children with chronic illnesses offers clear, practical guidance for all aspects of the journey. It is recommended by professionals at the American Diabetes Association, Invisible Disabilities Association, t…
Author
Sileo, Frank J.
Potter, Carol S.
Place of Publication
Washington, DC
Publisher
American Psychological Association
Publication Date
2021
Physical Description
Softcover; 419 pages
Subject
Coping with Chronic Illness-Children
Coping with Chronic Illness in the Family
Coping with Chronic Illness-Young Adult
Abstract
Written by leading mental health professionals, this warm and accessible parenting book for children with chronic illnesses offers clear, practical guidance for all aspects of the journey. It is recommended by professionals at the American Diabetes Association, Invisible Disabilities Association, the Crohn's Colitis Foundation, and other expert national and regional sources.
For all its joys, parenting is a complex job, and when your child has a chronic illness, the stress can feel overwhelming. When your child is diagnosed, you begin a parenting journey filled with strong emotions, difficult choices, confusing words, and interactions with numerous professionals and specialists.
You're focused on ensuring your child gets the best possible treatments for their symptoms, so it's easy to overlook or dismiss the impact the illness can have on your relationships and emotions. This book places your psychological well-being front and center, so you can be the best caregiver possible for your child.
Along with suggestions for making laughter and mindfulness part of your daily self-care routine, it offers guidance for choosing the right therapist for your family, should extra support be needed. Every family's journey with chronic illness is unique, but you don't have to go it alone.
ISBN
9781433833816
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
EF 850.5 SIL 2021

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Easy for you to say: Q & A's for teens living with chronic illness or disability

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Kaufman, Miriam. [Toronto, ON]: Firefly Books Ltd , 2012. 3rd ed.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
YOUTH EF 850.6 KAU 2012
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
In the 3rd edition, Dr. Miriam Kaufman addresses important topics for teens who are living with chronic conditions or disabilities. The topics include: Anemia, Cancer, Cerebral Palsy, Crohn's Disease, Deafness, Diabetes, Head Injury, Heart Disease, Hemophilia, HIV, Lupus, Muscular Dystrophy, Sickle…
Author
Kaufman, Miriam
Edition
3rd ed
Place of Publication
[Toronto, ON]
Publisher
Firefly Books Ltd
Publication Date
2012
Physical Description
Softcover: 309 p.
Subject
Coping with Chronic Illness
Young Adults
Physical Disability-Coping
Physical Disability. Physically Challenged
Relationships
Abstract
In the 3rd edition, Dr. Miriam Kaufman addresses important topics for teens who are living with chronic conditions or disabilities. The topics include: Anemia, Cancer, Cerebral Palsy, Crohn's Disease, Deafness, Diabetes, Head Injury, Heart Disease, Hemophilia, HIV, Lupus, Muscular Dystrophy, Sickle Cell Anemia, Seizures, Spinal Bifida, Spinal Cord Injuries, and Thyroid Disease.
ISBN
9781770850996
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
YOUTH EF 850.6 KAU 2012

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Children's Health and Illness Recovery Program (CHIRP): Clinician guide

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Carter, Bryan D., Kronenberger, William G., Scott, Eric L., Brady, Christine E. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press , 2020.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
EF 850.6 CAR 2020b
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Youth with chronic illnesses face challenges that may prove disruptive to physical, psychological, and social development. Based on extensive research and clinical expertise, Children's Health and Illness Recovery Program (CHIRP) is an interdisciplinary cognitive behavioral and family systems-based…
Author
Carter, Bryan D.
Kronenberger, William G.
Scott, Eric L.
Brady, Christine E.
Place of Publication
Oxford, UK
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication Date
2020
Physical Description
Softcover; 173 pages
Series
Programs that work
Subject
Coping with Chronic Illness Young Adult
Coping with Chronic Illness
Coping with Chronic Illness-Children
Abstract
Youth with chronic illnesses face challenges that may prove disruptive to physical, psychological, and social development. Based on extensive research and clinical expertise, Children's Health and Illness Recovery Program (CHIRP) is an interdisciplinary cognitive behavioral and family systems-based treatment program designed to maximize the independent functioning of teens with chronic illness.
This Clinician Guide offers a detailed outline for implementing this manualized intervention and provides clear guidance as to the philosophy, pragmatics, and art of working with challenging pediatric conditions. Designed to accompany the CHIRP Teen and Family Workbook, this book addresses specific assessment measures and tools needed to establish a collaborative treatment team approach that incorporates the skills of the CHIRP clinician, primary and specialty care providers, and roles of other healthcare (physical therapists, occupational therapists, etc.) and educational professionals critical to the successful management and treatment of these youth.
ISBN
9780190070267
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
EF 850.6 CAR 2020b

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The chronic illness workbook : Strategies and solutions for taking back your life

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Fennell, Patricia A. Latham, New York: Albany Health Management Publishing , 2012.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
EF 800 FEN 2012
Availability
2 copies, 2 available
This book "brings clarity and order to what feels like an unmanageable and isolating experience. It shows both those who are ill and those who care for them how to live a full and meaningful life despite undeniable difficulties. Using her extensive experience with chronic illness patients, Patricia…
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Author
Fennell, Patricia A.
Place of Publication
Latham, New York
Publisher
Albany Health Management Publishing
Publication Date
2012
Physical Description
Softcover ; 253 p.
Subject
Chronic Illness
Abstract
This book "brings clarity and order to what feels like an unmanageable and isolating experience. It shows both those who are ill and those who care for them how to live a full and meaningful life despite undeniable difficulties. Using her extensive experience with chronic illness patients, Patricia Fennell has created an original, comprehensive, research-validated approach that considers not only the physical aspects of chronic illness, but the psychological, social, and economic aspects as well"--from the Publisher
ISBN
9780979640711
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
EF 800 FEN 2012

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Full Catastrophe Living: How to Cope with Stress, Pain, and Illness Using Mindfulness Meditation

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Kabat-Zinn, Jon. Random House , 2013. Revised and updated edition.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
EG 225 KAB 2013
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Stress. It can sap our energy, undermine our health if we let it, even shorten our lives. It makes us more vulnerable to anxiety and depression, disconnection and disease. Based on Jon Kabat-Zinn's renowned mindfulness-based stress reduction program, this classic, groundbreaking work - which gave …
Author
Kabat-Zinn, Jon
Edition
Revised and updated edition
Publisher
Random House
Publication Date
2013
Physical Description
Softcover; 650 pages
Subject
Mindfulness
Chronic Illness
Anxiety
Abstract
Stress. It can sap our energy, undermine our health if we let it, even shorten our lives. It makes us more vulnerable to anxiety and depression, disconnection and disease. Based on Jon Kabat-Zinn's renowned mindfulness-based stress reduction program, this classic, groundbreaking work - which gave rise to a whole new field in medicine and psychology -
shows you how to use medically proven mind-body approaches derived from meditation and yoga to counteract stress, establish greater balance of body and mind, and stimulate well-being and healing. By engaging in these mindfulness practices and integrating them into your life from moment to moment and from day to day, you can learn to manage chronic pain, promote optimal healing, reduce anxiety and feelings of panic, and improve the overall quality of your life, relationships, and social networks. This second edition features results from recent studies on the science of mindfulness, a new Introduction, up-to-date statistics, and an extensive updated reading list. Full Catastrophe Living is a book for the young and the old, the well and the ill, and anyone trying to live a healthier and saner life in our fast-paced world.
ISBN
9780749958411
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
EG 225 KAB 2013

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Why does mommy hurt? Helping children cope with the challenges of having a caregiver with chronic pain, fibromyalgia,or autoimmune disease

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Christy, Elizabeth M., Miller, James G. (illustrator). Denver, Colorado: Outskirts Press, Inc. , 2014.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR EF 850.5 CHR 2014
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
The children of people with chronic illness and pain suffer quietly. "Why Does Mommy Hurt?" is a joyful, yet honest, portrayal of family life burdened with chronic illness. This is a delightful story told by a young boy learning to understand and cope with his mother's illness. The story creates na…
Author
Christy, Elizabeth M.
Miller, James G. (illustrator)
Place of Publication
Denver, Colorado
Publisher
Outskirts Press, Inc.
Publication Date
2014
Physical Description
Softcover ; [18 p.], illustrations
Subject
Chronic Illness
Chronic Pain
Fibromyalgia. Fibrositis
Coping with Chronic Illness-Children
Abstract
The children of people with chronic illness and pain suffer quietly. "Why Does Mommy Hurt?" is a joyful, yet honest, portrayal of family life burdened with chronic illness. This is a delightful story told by a young boy learning to understand and cope with his mother's illness. The story creates natural opportunities for families to talk about both the symptoms of chronic illness, and how they affect family life. Even more importantly, the story puts power into the hands of the children. It also offers a helpful "Tips and Resources" section for parents! This book is appropriate for a wide-variety of illnesses associated with chronic pain, such as: Lupus, Lyme Disease, ME, CFS, Fibromyalgia, Arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, Autoimmune Disease, and many others.
Notes
Recommended by CCDP
ISBN
9781478732969
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR EF 850.5 CHR 2014

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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) explained: For teenagers, by teenagers

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Lauder, G.R., Massey, Roslyn. Bloomington, IN: Xlibris Corporation , 2010.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
YOUTH FM 630 LAU 2010a
Availability
11 copies, 11 available
This book provides clear information for teenagers who develop Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). It can be used as a tool to aid the early recognition of CRPS and implement the necessary team approach to management. Medical terms have been explained in a way that can be easily understood. The …
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Author
Lauder, G.R.
Massey, Roslyn
Place of Publication
Bloomington, IN
Publisher
Xlibris Corporation
Publication Date
2010
Physical Description
Softcover, 100 pages.
Subject
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy. Causalgia
Coping with Pain
Coping with Chronic Illness Young Adult
Pain
Abstract
This book provides clear information for teenagers who develop Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). It can be used as a tool to aid the early recognition of CRPS and implement the necessary team approach to management. Medical terms have been explained in a way that can be easily understood. The authors asked a focus group of teenagers? which included those who have been treated for CRPS ? to provide their feedback.
ISBN
9781453589953
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
YOUTH FM 630 LAU 2010a

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But you look good: How to encourage and understand people living with illness and pain

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Connell, Wayne, Connell, Sherri. Parker, Colorado: Invisible Disabilities Association , 2014.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
FM 830 CON 2014
Availability
2 copies, 2 available
"Do your loved ones have a hard time understanding your chronic illness or pain, because to them you LOOK fine? But You LOOK Good is a book that gives those living with chronic illness and pain a voice about how they feel, what they need and how others can be an encouragement to them. It is a conv…
Author
Connell, Wayne
Connell, Sherri
Place of Publication
Parker, Colorado
Publisher
Invisible Disabilities Association
Publication Date
2014
Physical Description
Softcover ; 85 p.
Subject
Chronic Illness
Chronic Pain
Abstract
"Do your loved ones have a hard time understanding your chronic illness or pain, because to them you LOOK fine? But You LOOK Good is a book that gives those living with chronic illness and pain a voice about how they feel, what they need and how others can be an encouragement to them. It is a convenient, informative way to educate loved ones about what people living with ongoing illness and pain struggle with, fight for and need from their friends and family. It is easy to read, gives practical ideas on how loved ones can be supportive and is not too long for readers to lose interest!"--from publisher.
ISBN
9780692258453
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
FM 830 CON 2014

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Full catastrophe living: Using the wisdom of your body and mind to face stress, pain, and illness

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Kabat-Zinn, Jon. New York, NY: Random House Audio , 2008. Tenth anniversary edition.
Material Type
CD
Audio
Call Number
EG 225 KAB 2008
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Stress. It can sap our energy, undermine our health if we let it, even shorten our lives. It makes us more vulnerable to anxiety and depression, disconnection and disease. Now, based on Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn's renowned mindfulness-based stress reduction program, this groundbreaking audiobook shows yo…
Author
Kabat-Zinn, Jon
Edition
Tenth anniversary edition
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Random House Audio
Publication Date
2008
Physical Description
5 CD set
Subject
Mindfulness
Chronic Illness
Anxiety
Abstract
Stress. It can sap our energy, undermine our health if we let it, even shorten our lives. It makes us more vulnerable to anxiety and depression, disconnection and disease. Now, based on Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn's renowned mindfulness-based stress reduction program, this groundbreaking audiobook shows you how to use natural, medically proven methods to soothe and heal your body, mind, and spirit.
Recommended by CCDP
Language
English
Material Type
CD
Audio
Call Number
EG 225 KAB 2008

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Mindfulness meditation for pain relief: Guided practices for reclaiming your body and your life

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Kabat-Zinn, Jon. Boulder, CO: Sounds True , 2010.
Material Type
Audio
CD
Call Number
FM 880 KAB 2010
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
We know that practicing mindfulness in everyday life can help us reduce stress and cultivate deep, embodied well-being, but what about its effects on physical and emotional pain, especially when it seems overwhelming or unrelenting? Mindfulness Meditation for Pain Relief is a soothing program with …
Author
Kabat-Zinn, Jon
Place of Publication
Boulder, CO
Publisher
Sounds True
Publication Date
2010
Physical Description
2 CDs ; 105 minutes
Subject
Pain Control-Complementary Therapies
Mindfulness
Meditation
Chronic Pain
Abstract
We know that practicing mindfulness in everyday life can help us reduce stress and cultivate deep, embodied well-being, but what about its effects on physical and emotional pain, especially when it seems overwhelming or unrelenting? Mindfulness Meditation for Pain Relief is a soothing program with guided meditations and teachings. It opens with an overview of seven fundamental attitudes we can develop to cultivate mindfulness in relationship to chronic pain and its incessant challenges, and follows with concepts and practices including: mindful breathing, working with intense sensations, befriending thoughts and emotions, finding refuge in awareness, and bringing mindfulness into every life.
Notes
Recommended by CCDP
ISBN
9781591797401
Language
English
Material Type
Audio
CD
Call Number
FM 880 KAB 2010

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Understanding living with a chronic illness: Written by doctors for kids

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Renfrew, Ruth, deLoache, Shawn. New York, NY: Jumo , 2018.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR EF 800 REN 2018
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Comic book featuring Medikidz, superhero experts on health and illness. Explains how chronic illness can affect individuals and their families.
Author
Renfrew, Ruth
deLoache, Shawn
Editor
Medikidz USA Inc.
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Jumo
Publication Date
2018
Physical Description
Softcover; 16 p.
Subject
Chronic Illness
Abstract
Comic book featuring Medikidz, superhero experts on health and illness. Explains how chronic illness can affect individuals and their families.
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR EF 800 REN 2018

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Young, sick, and invisible: A skeptic's journey with chronic illness

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Bula, Ania. Durham, North Carolina: Pitchstone Publishing , 2016.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
EF 800 BUL 2016
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
"Drawing on her own deeply personal experiences, Ania Bula explores what it is like to live with unseen chronic disabilities. She paints a vibrant picture of what it is like to be diagnosed with two life-long debilitating conditions as a young adult and relates the challenges and frustrations of de…
Author
Bula, Ania
Place of Publication
Durham, North Carolina
Publisher
Pitchstone Publishing
Publication Date
2016
Physical Description
Softcover ; 224 p.
Subject
Chronic Illness
Abstract
"Drawing on her own deeply personal experiences, Ania Bula explores what it is like to live with unseen chronic disabilities. She paints a vibrant picture of what it is like to be diagnosed with two life-long debilitating conditions as a young adult and relates the challenges and frustrations of dealing with predatory alternative medicine practitioners, arrogant doctors, indifferent bureaucracies, and well-meaning friends and family who always seem to say either the wrong thing-or nothing at all. As she discovered, suddenly everyone's aunt is a health expert and everyone's fad diet a cure. Making matters worse, her physical torment quickly translated into mental stresses. Relationships became strained, while others, including all-important romantic ones, never had a chance to start at all. Wading through a constant stream of ignorance and lies, in a desperate attempt to find peace, to stop the pain, and to return to a more normal life, she submits to being stuffed with powders and magic potions, poked and prodded, and even "faith healed." With honesty and humor, she shares her journey of pain, suffering, and, ultimately, coping, both to help others gain some understanding about what it is like to live with chronic illness-and to help those who might similarly suffer feel less alone, so that they too might start living again.
"Drawing on the author's personal experiences with her own physical and mental health struggles, the book explores what it is like to live with chronic disabilities as a young adult"-- Provided by publisher
Notes
Recommended by CCDP
ISBN
9781634310734
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
EF 800 BUL 2016

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You don't look sick! : Living well with invisible chronic illness

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Selak, Joy H., Overman, Steven S. New York: Demos Health 2nd Ed.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
EF 800 SEL 2013
Availability
2 copies, 2 available
"You Don√åt Look Sick chronicles one person√ås true-life story of illness and her physicians compassionate commentary as they journey through the four stages of chronic illness√õGetting Sick, Being Sick, Grief and Acceptance and Living Well. The authors address such practical aspe…
Author
Selak, Joy H.
Overman, Steven S.
Edition
2nd Ed
Place of Publication
New York
Publisher
Demos Health
Physical Description
Softcover ; xxviii, 166 p.
Subject
Chronic Illness
Abstract
"You DonÌt Look Sick chronicles one personÌs true-life story of illness and her physicians compassionate commentary as they journey through the four stages of chronic illnessÛGetting Sick, Being Sick, Grief and Acceptance and Living Well. The authors address such practical aspects as hiring a doctor, managing chronic pain, coping with grief and loss of function, winning battles with health and disability insurers, countering the social bias against the chronically ill, and recognizing the limitations of chronic illness care and charting a path for change and more. This warmhearted resource helps you focus on building a meaningful life as opposed to a life of frustration and fear. This book is thoroughly revised and updated based upon feedback from readers of the first edition. The authors have added a new section on Grief and Acceptance, address the passage of the Affordable Health Care Act and Dr. Overman has added practical travel tips that bring organization and focus to each phase of the journey. Designed for people at all stages of the chronic illness journey, this book is also illuminating for caregivers and loved ones"--from the Publisher
ISBN
9781936303427
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
EF 800 SEL 2013

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Finding freedom in illness: A guide to cultivating deep well-being through mindfulness and self-compassion

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Fernando, Peter. Boulder: Shambhala Publications, Inc. , 2016.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
EF 850 FER 2016
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
"'Let your illness be your spiritual teacher!' Make a statement like that to someone who's struggled for years with, say, rheumatoid arthritis, and be prepared for an eye roll (at best). To Peter Fernando's credit, he makes that statement, and no such impulse arises. We believe him because he's bee…
Author
Fernando, Peter
Place of Publication
Boulder
Publisher
Shambhala Publications, Inc.
Publication Date
2016
Physical Description
Softcover ; ix, 222 p.
Subject
Mindfulness
Mind/Body
Chronic Illness
Chronic Pain
Emotional Health
Self-Concept (includes self-esteem)
Abstract
"'Let your illness be your spiritual teacher!' Make a statement like that to someone who's struggled for years with, say, rheumatoid arthritis, and be prepared for an eye roll (at best). To Peter Fernando's credit, he makes that statement, and no such impulse arises. We believe him because he's been there himself and because he backs up the statements with his own real experiences and with real wisdom from the Buddhist teachings. Fernando starts by defusing the pernicious belief that anyone is somehow responsible for their illness: you're not "wrong" for being sick. Then, having gotten past self-blame, one can begin to learn self-kindness. From there, one moves to mindfulness practices and cultivating body awareness?even if body awareness is distasteful when the body isn't behaving the way you like. Further topics include getting intimate with dark emotions (fear, despair, the scary future, frustration, grief, etc.), learning equanimity (rejoicing in the good fortune of those who don't share your suffering), cultivating healthy relationships in the midst of everything, and practical advice for living with pain. Each chapter comes with one or more practices or guided meditations for putting the teachings into practice"--from publisher.
ISBN
9781611802634
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
EF 850 FER 2016

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Yoga for pain relief: Simple practices to calm your mind & heal your chronic pain

https://bcch.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog111912
McGonigal, Kelly. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc. , 2009.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
FM 820 MCG 2009
Availability
2 copies, 2 available
Written by a yoga instructor and former chronic pain sufferer, this resource contains gentle postures and practical strategies for ending pain. Also includes: deep relaxation practices drawn from yogic tradition and psychological techniques for helping the reader dissolve pain.; Table of Contents:;…
Author
McGonigal, Kelly
Place of Publication
Oakland, CA
Publisher
New Harbinger Publications, Inc.
Publication Date
2009
Physical Description
Softcover: 176 p.
Subject
Pain Control-Complementary Therapies
Pain
Yoga
Abstract
Written by a yoga instructor and former chronic pain sufferer, this resource contains gentle postures and practical strategies for ending pain. Also includes: deep relaxation practices drawn from yogic tradition and psychological techniques for helping the reader dissolve pain.
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1: Understanding your pain
Chapter 2: Yoga: Reuniting body, mind, and spirit
Chapter 3: Breath
Chapter 4: Befriending the body
Chapter 5: Moving the body
Chapter 6: Relaxation
Chapter 7: Meditation
Chapter 8: Your personal yoga program
ISBN
9781572246898
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
FM 820 MCG 2009

Copies

copy 2 BC Children's and Women's Family Library Available
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Aches, pains, and love: A guide to dating and relationships for those with chronic pain and illness

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Lynne, Kira. [Canada]: Moppet Press , 2016.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
FM 830 LYN 2016
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
"Having been told by a doctor 20 years ago that I'd never be able to have a relationship due to my chronic pain, and having proved her wrong, I've set out to write a book for those who are living with chronic pain and illness and who have given up on or are struggling with relationships.; "It is po…
Author
Lynne, Kira
Place of Publication
[Canada]
Publisher
Moppet Press
Publication Date
2016
Physical Description
Softcover ; xxv, 361 p.
Subject
Chronic Pain
Relationships
Dating
Abstract
"Having been told by a doctor 20 years ago that I'd never be able to have a relationship due to my chronic pain, and having proved her wrong, I've set out to write a book for those who are living with chronic pain and illness and who have given up on or are struggling with relationships.
"It is possible to live well with chronic pain and illness, and it is possible to form lasting, loving relationships. In my book I provide you with a step-by-step guide to getting the love you want, regardless of your physical condition"--from publisher.
ISBN
9780994993502
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
FM 830 LYN 2016

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When someone you love has a chronic illness: Hope and help for those providing support

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McClintock Greenberg, Tamara. Springville, UT: Plain Sight Publishing , 2012.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
EF 800 GRE 2012
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
"Dr. Tamara Greenberg offers hope and practical advice to those impacted by a loved one's illness with this new book., "When Someone You Love Has a Chronic Illness: Hope and Help for Those Providing Support. Inside, Dr. Greenberg provides easy-to-understand explanations for complicated feelings and…
Author
McClintock Greenberg, Tamara
Place of Publication
Springville, UT
Publisher
Plain Sight Publishing
Publication Date
2012
Physical Description
Softcover ; xiv, 157 p.
Subject
Chronic Illness
Abstract
"Dr. Tamara Greenberg offers hope and practical advice to those impacted by a loved one's illness with this new book., "When Someone You Love Has a Chronic Illness: Hope and Help for Those Providing Support. Inside, Dr. Greenberg provides easy-to-understand explanations for complicated feelings and behaviors and offers pragmatic strategies for coping effectively and serving your loved one in this time of need.
"Learn how to talk to someone who is ill, what not to do, how to address your loved ones who aren't taking care of themselves, how to help someone in physical pain, and more.
"Above all, Dr. Greenberg delivers important tools for managing the normal anxiety we all feel when someone we love is ill." --From back cover
ISBN
9781599559391
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
EF 800 GRE 2012

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