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Couples Confronting Cancer: Keeping Your Relationship Strong (American Cancer Society)

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Work through cancer together

Maintaining a healthy, long-term marriage or relationship in todays society is challenging enough. When cancer enters the picture, it can become a source of further pressure and can cause you to reevaluate your life and your relationships. Couples Confronting Cancer provides information about the cancer experience, suggesting effective ways to work through conflict to create intimacy and to deal with cancer more successfully. It shows you how to solve or avert problems, allowing you and your partner to become closer and communicate more easily and truthfully with one another both during and beyond the cancer experience.

Key Features

  • Tips on how to develop successful relationships
  • Exercises to help you cope with special problems, resolve conflicts, strengthen relationships, and deepen intimacy

Synopsis:

Cancer can be a disruptive and stressful element in a relationship, and this guide provides information about the illness, suggesting ways to work through conflict to create intimacy and to deal with it more successfully. It shows couples how to solve or avert problems, allowing partners to become closer and communicate more easily and truthfully with one another both during and beyond the cancer experience.

Synopsis:

Cancer can be a painful and powerful disruption to a relationship. This book shows couples how to cope with the stress that cancer can bring and offers information on ways to make relationships stronger through the ordeal.

About the Author

Joy L. Fincannon, RN, MS, is a former associate medical editor at the American Cancer Society in Atlanta and a psychiatric clinical nurse specialist with experience in working with cancer patients, their families, and cancer health professionals. Katherine V. Bruss, PsyD, is a former managing editor for books at the American Cancer Society and a licensed psychologist with 18 years of clinical experience. They both live in Atlanta.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780944235256
Author:
Fincannon, Joy L.
Author:
Bruss, Katherine V.
Author:
Fincannon, Joy
Author:
Bruss, Katherine
Publisher:
American Cancer Society
Location:
Atlanta, Ga.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Health Care Delivery
Subject:
Marriage
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
Diseases - Cancer
Subject:
Cancer
Subject:
Couples.
Subject:
Stress, Psychological
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Cancer
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
American Cancer Society
Series Volume:
no. 315
Publication Date:
January 2003
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9 x 7 x 0.7 in 1 lb

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"Synopsis" by ,
Cancer can be a disruptive and stressful element in a relationship, and this guide provides information about the illness, suggesting ways to work through conflict to create intimacy and to deal with it more successfully. It shows couples how to solve or avert problems, allowing partners to become closer and communicate more easily and truthfully with one another both during and beyond the cancer experience.
"Synopsis" by , Cancer can be a painful and powerful disruption to a relationship. This book shows couples how to cope with the stress that cancer can bring and offers information on ways to make relationships stronger through the ordeal.
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