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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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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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Living Well with Pain and Illness: The Mindful Way to Free Yourself from Suffering

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Burch, Vidyamala. Boulder, CO: Sounds True , 2010.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
FM 830 BUR 2010
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
After two serious spinal injuries, Vidyamala Burch found herself facing the loneliness of disability and chronic pain with few skills or resources to turn to. But instead of giving up, she set out on a mission to embrace her physical challenges with compassion, acceptance, and peace.; Living Well w…
Author
Burch, Vidyamala
Place of Publication
Boulder, CO
Publisher
Sounds True
Publication Date
2010
Subject
Chronic Pain
Mindfulness
Abstract
After two serious spinal injuries, Vidyamala Burch found herself facing the loneliness of disability and chronic pain with few skills or resources to turn to. But instead of giving up, she set out on a mission to embrace her physical challenges with compassion, acceptance, and peace.
Living Well with Pain and Illness shares the fruits of her courageous life?s work, teaching us how the practice of mindfulness can help us thrive in the face of health challenges of any kind. Drawing on the wisdom of a dozen years of teaching meditation and a lifetime of study of the benefits of mindful living, Vidyamala encourages readers with insights and instruction in:
The five-step model of mindfulness and how to use it to foster healing
The Breathworks approach to meditation, and how to apply it to health concerns such as migraines, arthritis, and chronic fatigue
Step-by-step techniques, illustrations, and case studies demonstrating how to effectively bring mindfulness into daily life
Chronic pain has been called the modern world?s silent epidemic. Billions are spent every year in an attempt to cope, yet the best solution available may be absolutely free: mindful living. In Living Well with Pain and Illness, Vidyamala Burch presents a work that is at once an inspirational memoir and practical guidebook for using mindfulness to reframe your relationship with physical and emotional suffering.
ISBN
9781591797470
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
FM 830 BUR 2010

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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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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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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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Sick and tired of feeling sick and tired: Living with invisible chronic illness

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Donoghue, Paul J., Siegel, Mary E. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. , 2000.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
EF 820 DON 2000
Availability
1 copy, 0 available
Unlike a leg in a cast, invisible chronic illness (ICI) has no observable symptoms. Consequently, people who suffer from chronic fatigue, chronic pain, and many other miseries often endure not only the ailment but dismissive and negative reactions from others.; Since its first publication, Sick and…
Author
Donoghue, Paul J.
Siegel, Mary E.
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.
Publication Date
2000
Physical Description
Softcover, 304 pages
Subject
Lifestyle changes with chronic illness
Abstract
Unlike a leg in a cast, invisible chronic illness (ICI) has no observable symptoms. Consequently, people who suffer from chronic fatigue, chronic pain, and many other miseries often endure not only the ailment but dismissive and negative reactions from others.
Since its first publication, Sick and Tired of Feeling Sick and Tired has offered hope and coping strategies to thousands of people who suffer from ICI. Paul Donoghue and Mary Siegel teach their readers how to rethink how they themselves view their illness and how to communicate with loved ones and doctors in a way that meets their needs. The authors' understanding makes readers feel they have been heard for the first time.
For this edition, the authors include a new introduction drawing on the experiences of the many people who have responded to the book and to their lectures and television appearances. They expand the definition of ICI to include other ailments such as depression, addiction, and obsessive-compulsive disorders. They bring the resource material, including Web sites, up to the present, and they offer fresh insights on four topics that often emerge: guilt, how ICI affects the family, meaningfulness, and defining acceptance.
Notes
Recommended by CCDP
ISBN
9780393320657
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
EF 820 DON 2000

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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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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.
URL
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cwhbc/detail.action?docID=5820414
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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URL
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cwhbc/detail.action?docID=5820414
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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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.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
YOUTH FM 850 ZOF 2019
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
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…
Author
Zoffness, Rachel
Krane, Elliot J.
Publisher
New Harbinger Publications
Publication Date
2019
Physical Description
155 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
9781684033522
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
YOUTH FM 850 ZOF 2019

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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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Facing the storm: Using CBT, mindfulness and acceptance to build resilience when your world's falling apart

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Owen, Ray. New York, NY: Routledge 2nd edition.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
EG 225 OWE 2023
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Facing the Storm is a self-care book which aims to assist readers in dealing with life-changing events and recovering in the face of adversity.; Drawing on evidence-based techniques from CBT and mindfulness and acceptance approaches, and a lifetime of experience with people confronting their own de…
Author
Owen, Ray
Edition
2nd edition
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Routledge
Physical Description
Softcover; 212 pages
Subject
Mindfulness
Abstract
Facing the Storm is a self-care book which aims to assist readers in dealing with life-changing events and recovering in the face of adversity.
Drawing on evidence-based techniques from CBT and mindfulness and acceptance approaches, and a lifetime of experience with people confronting their own death, this book will show readers ways to cope better in the face of life's storms. It guides them to make sense of what is happening, to make better choices in the face of disaster, build their ability to recover from the impact of events, and prioritise the things that matter most to them. This updated edition reflects recent research and new techniques while also addressing the changing world we have been living in - especially the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The book will be of interest to people struggling with the big challenges of life, and for the psychology, health and social care professionals who help them.
ISBN
9780367762742
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
EG 225 OWE 2023

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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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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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Trouble with illness, The: How illness and disability affect relationships

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Segal, Julia. Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley Publishers , 2017.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
EF 800 SEG 2017
Availability
2 copies, 2 available
This impressively honest book explores the effects a challenging disability or illness can have on the mind and personal relationships, and how friends, family and professionals can help.; Illness or disability can isolate people by creating vast differences in their experiences where previously th…
Author
Segal, Julia
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication Date
2017
Physical Description
Softcover ; 312 p.
Subject
Chronic Illness
Disabilities
Relationships
Abstract
This impressively honest book explores the effects a challenging disability or illness can have on the mind and personal relationships, and how friends, family and professionals can help.
Illness or disability can isolate people by creating vast differences in their experiences where previously there were none. Friends and family can find themselves saying the wrong thing or awkwardly avoiding topics as a result. This book takes a candid look at how discomfort caused by an illness can strain a relationship between partners, families and professionals, as well as how understanding feelings of guilt or shame can transform a situation or relationship.
The insights and advice offered in this book can help children and adolescents overcome anxiousness caused by a parent's condition, improve communication between partners and family members, and increase professionals' awareness of how a client feels about their situation.
ISBN
9781785923326
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
EF 800 SEG 2017

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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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Integrative therapies for fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, and myofascial pain : The mind-body connection

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Cooper, Celeste, Miller, Jeffrey. Rochester, VT: Healing Arts Press , 2010.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
FB 500 COO 2010
Availability
2 copies, 2 available
Fibromyalgia, chronic myofascial pain, and chronic fatigue are often seen as interchangeable conditions, a belief held even by many health care providers. Nothing could be further from the truth-however, they do often coexist. Knowing if more than one of these disorders is present is extremely impo…
Author
Cooper, Celeste
Miller, Jeffrey
Place of Publication
Rochester, VT
Publisher
Healing Arts Press
Publication Date
2010
Physical Description
Softcover ; xiv, 433 p.
Subject
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Fibromyalgia. Fibrositis
Myofascial Pain Syndrome
Mind/Body
Abstract
Fibromyalgia, chronic myofascial pain, and chronic fatigue are often seen as interchangeable conditions, a belief held even by many health care providers. Nothing could be further from the truth-however, they do often coexist. Knowing if more than one of these disorders is present is extremely important, because the treatment for one of them can often exacerbate the problems caused by the others. Written by a registered nurse and a psychologist who has been treating these conditions since 1994, this book presents an integrative medical approach to these three disorders with a strong emphasis on utilizing and strengthening the mind-body connection to restore well-being. The authors begin with clear diagnostic guidelines for each condition and reference the latest scientific research on what causes these illnesses. Because many medical practitioners are relatively unfamiliar with these disorders, it can take several medical visits to arrive at a definitive diagnosis. Clear communication with medical personnel is key to diagnostic success. This book provides invaluable advice on how to describe symptoms, document health history, and keep a log of medical appointments. Included are interactive worksheets to facilitate these activities. The authors provide a thorough guide to numerous treatment options-from diet, exercise, and herbs to mindfulness meditation, yoga, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). They also offer techniques to dispel the "brain fog" that these illnesses can create, offer guidance on the psychological issues that accompany these chronic pain disorders, and provide advice on how to build a personal support team. The final chapter gives advice on how to navigate the health care system, including step-by-step instructions for preparing an application to the Social Security Administration for disability benefits. An extensive resource section provides a wealth of contact information for helpful agencies and organizations, good sources for medical supplies, and a wide selection of suggested further reading. In short, this integrative treatment guide will open the door not only to physical recovery but also to emotional, mental, and spiritual well-being.
ISBN
9781594773235
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
FB 500 COO 2010

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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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In Sickness as in Health: Helping Couples Cope with the Complexities of Illness

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Kivowitz, Barbara, Weisman, Roanne. Petaluma, CA: Roundtree Press , 2013.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
EF 800 KIV 2013
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
For those who find themselves at the intersection of lifetime love and overwhelming obligation, the right path is often painful and difficult to find. When illness invades the couple relationship, partners ask themselves and each other some really hard questions: "What do I want to do for this pers…
Author
Kivowitz, Barbara
Weisman, Roanne
Place of Publication
Petaluma, CA
Publisher
Roundtree Press
Publication Date
2013
Physical Description
Softcover; 192 pages
Subject
Chronic Illness
Abstract
For those who find themselves at the intersection of lifetime love and overwhelming obligation, the right path is often painful and difficult to find. When illness invades the couple relationship, partners ask themselves and each other some really hard questions: "What do I want to do for this person whom I have loved for many years?" "How much of my life do I give up to take care of my beloved?" "How do I sit by my beloved's side and watch her suffer?" While writing In Sickness as in Health, authors Barbara Kivowitz and Roanne Weisman learned through interviews with many couples, as well as with medical, spiritual, legal, rehabilitation and psychological experts, that couples find their own ways to deal with illnesses and catastrophic injuries.
ISBN
9781937359133
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
EF 800 KIV 2013

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