Counseling Individuals with Life Threatening Illness, Second by Kenneth J. Doka PhD PDF

By Kenneth J. Doka PhD

ISBN-10: 0826195814

ISBN-13: 9780826195814

"Counseling people with Life-Threatening Illness presents a pragmatic advisor for counselors who paintings with consumers and households impacted by way of life-threatening affliction. The language and content material are applicable for undergraduate and graduate classes, in addition to workshops and trainings for professionals....As the healthcare process keeps to adapt, Counseling people with Life-Threatening Illness is a necessary source for counselors as they locate themselves engaged on interdisciplinary groups with contributors and households impacted by means of life-threatening illness."--The expert Counselor Journal

"With attribute readability, Doka attracts at the vintage and modern literature in addition to his personal pedagogy and perform in loss of life and demise to supply orienting ideas for the complete spectrum of care humans may perhaps require whilst disorder intrudes into their lives. for every section of the sickness trajectory...he deals clever consciousness to the issues and customers humans confront, and in numerous examples of tangible medical occasions he brings to existence the options that tell compassionate care."

From the Foreword through Robert A. Neimeyer, PhD
University of Memphis

"This publication would offer an outstanding advent to the psychosocial and non secular domain names for any health care professional or nurse entering palliative care. It presents loads of details, combined with a few distilled knowledge, in addition to an effective grounding approximately find out how to relate to those sufferers and their households in a patient-centered way."--IAHPC publication (International organization for Hospice and Palliative Care)

This holistic, family-centered consultant to counseling people with life-threatening sickness considers not just the actual manifestations of the disease, yet its mental, social, fiscal, and religious implications. Revised and up to date to mirror the most up-tp-date learn and more desirable theoretical improvement, this moment variation encompasses new treatments that increase meaning-making at lifeís finish, and provides multiplied sections on counseling households through the disorder and as they grieve. one of many bookís most important alterations includes the difference of a version of concurrent care. This version of care has nice implications for end-of-life care, bridging the divide among therapy that's essentially palliative and therapy that seeks to healing or expand existence.

Comprehensive and sensible, the ebook discusses such social and mental elements as gender, race, ethnicity, social classification, schooling, and intelligence, and the way they tell the adventure of gravely ailing humans. The preliminary predicament of prognosis is addressed in addition to designated concerns in the event you dwell with continual disorder, people who are terminally in poor health, and those that get better.

New to This Edition:

  • Generational adjustments as a resource of diversity
  • Expanded sections related to meaning-making ideas (dignity-enhancement remedy, residing eulogies, memory treatment, existence evaluation, meaning-centered treatment, moral/ethical matters, and center wills)
  • Discussion of end-of-life phenomena and how one can help sufferer and relatives in studying and responding to them
  • Enhanced insurance of caregiver issues
  • Expanded dialogue of spirituality
  • Additional behavioral techniques to help discomfort management
  • Anticipatory mourning
  • Post-death grief for relatives members
  • Chronic care and rehabilitation
  • Incorporates Rand research on Concurrent Care and different new models

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