Living with diabetes

  • Richard Rubin
  • Susan R. Walen
  • Albert Ellis

Abstract

Management of diabetes can be affected by emotional distress in two ways: directly, via the effect of stress on glycemic control, and indirectly via effects on self-care routines. Rational-emotive therapy, along with a number of other cognitive, emotive, and behavioral tools, is an important intervention for patients who have diabetes-related distress. The authors describe personal and professional examples of the application of these tools to living rationally with diabetes.

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© Human Sciences Press 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard Rubin
    • 1
  • Susan R. Walen
    • 2
  • Albert Ellis
    • 3
  1. 1.The Johns Hopkins HospitalUSA
  2. 2.Towson State UniversityUSA
  3. 3.Institute for RETUSA

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