The Crisis of Physical Illness: An Overview
The human capacity to overcome the pain and suffering of severe physical disease is immense. People often continue to function under the most harrowing life circumstances. How can this be? Why don’t people simply give up under the stress of severe physical illness? What are the tasks which they must successfully negotiate? What are the coping skills which facilitate effective recovery? How can medical staff enhance the psychological healing process? This book is addressed to these questions.
KeywordsCoping Strategy Coping Skill Physical Illness Rheumatic Heart Disease Psychosomatic Medicine
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