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Living Well with a Hidden Disability: Transcending Doubts and Shame and Reclaiming Your Life

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The term disability most often calls up images of a wheelchair or a blind person, but millions of people are challenged by disabilities that are not so apparent: chronic pain or illness, aids, add, chronic fatigue syndrome, depression or other psychiatric problems. This book reassures readers that they are not alone, offers strategies for managing pain and flareups and dealing with confusing emotions. A wealth of resources for healthy living include navigating the healthcare system and suggestions for strengthening the body, mind and soul.

Table of Contents

  1. pt. 1.Experience of living with a hidden disability
  2. ch. 1.What is a hidden disability? --ch. 2.Stages of grief: working toward acceptance
  3. ch. 3.Dealing with difficult emotions
  4. ch. 4.Love and sex
  5. ch. 5.Parenting
  6. ch. 6.Interacting with others: friends, family, and strangers
  7. ch. 7.Work and finances
  8. pt. 2.Surviving and thriving: tools for healthy living
  9. ch. 8.Rebuilding self-esteem
  10. ch. 9.Strengthening your body and spirit
  11. ch. 10.Managing pain and flare-ups
  12. ch. 11.Navigating the health care system
  13. ch. 12.Psychotherapists: helpful versus unhelpful.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781572241329
Subtitle:
Transcending Doubts and Shame and Reclaiming Your Life
With:
Epstein, Robert
Author:
Epstein, Robert
Publisher:
New Harbinger Publications
Location:
Oakland, CA :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Motivational
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
Diseases - General
Subject:
Handicapped
Subject:
Chronic diseases
Subject:
Diseases
Subject:
Mind and body
Subject:
Chronically ill
Subject:
Motivational & Inspirational
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Publication Date:
May 1999
Binding:
Paper Textbook
Language:
English
Pages:
295
Dimensions:
9.97x6.98x.90 in. 1.40 lbs.

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