Book 2007

The Psychological Impact of Acute and Chronic Illness: A Practical Guide for Primary Care Physicians

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ISBN: 978-0-387-33682-4 (Print) 978-0-387-38298-2 (Online)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-29

    Medical Illness: Why Consider Emotional Factors?

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    Chapter

    Pages 31-45

    Doctors and Patients: The Context of Modern Medicine

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    Chapter

    Pages 47-64

    Becoming a Patient: Adapting to Illness

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    Chapter

    Pages 65-79

    Special Issues in Coping with Chronic Illness

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    Chapter

    Pages 81-107

    Pharmacological Interventions

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    Chapter

    Pages 109-122

    The Impact of Illness on Family Members

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    Chapter

    Pages 123-135

    Trust in Patient-Physician Relationships

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    Chapter

    Pages 137-155

    Difficult Medical Patients

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    Chapter

    Pages 157-171

    Referring to a Mental Health Professional

  11. Back Matter

    Pages 173-176