Kenneth J. Doka PhD's Counseling Individuals with Life Threatening Illness, Second 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 means 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 procedure maintains to conform, Counseling people with Life-Threatening Illness is a important source for counselors as they locate themselves engaged on interdisciplinary groups with members and households impacted by way of life-threatening illness."--The specialist Counselor Journal

"With attribute readability, Doka attracts at the vintage and modern literature in addition to his personal pedagogy and perform in dying and death to supply orienting recommendations for the total spectrum of care humans could require while sickness intrudes into their lives. for every section of the affliction trajectory...he deals clever cognizance to the issues and clients humans confront, and in numerous examples of tangible medical occasions he brings to lifestyles the ideas that tell compassionate care."

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

"This ebook would offer an exceptional creation to the psychosocial and religious domain names for any physician or nurse getting into palliative care. It offers loads of details, combined with a few distilled knowledge, in addition to a high-quality grounding approximately how you can relate to those sufferers and their households in a patient-centered way."--IAHPC e-newsletter (International organization for Hospice and Palliative Care)

This holistic, family-centered consultant to counseling people with life-threatening disease considers not just the actual manifestations of the disease, yet its mental, social, fiscal, and non secular implications. Revised and up to date to mirror the most up-tp-date study and superior theoretical improvement, this moment version encompasses new cures that increase meaning-making at lifeís finish, and gives accelerated sections on counseling households throughout the disease and as they grieve. one of many bookís most important alterations contains the difference of a version of concurrent care. This version of care has nice implications for end-of-life care, bridging the divide among remedy that's essentially palliative and therapy that seeks to remedy or expand existence.

Comprehensive and functional, the booklet discusses such social and mental components as gender, race, ethnicity, social category, schooling, and intelligence, and the way they tell the event of gravely ailing humans. The preliminary obstacle of prognosis is addressed besides specified issues should you reside with continual disorder, those who find themselves terminally ailing, and those that get better.

New to This Edition:

  • Generational adjustments as a resource of diversity
  • Expanded sections related to meaning-making concepts (dignity-enhancement treatment, dwelling eulogies, memory treatment, lifestyles overview, meaning-centered treatment, moral/ethical concerns, and middle wills)
  • Discussion of end-of-life phenomena and how one can support sufferer and relations in reading and responding to them
  • Enhanced insurance of caregiver issues
  • Expanded dialogue of spirituality
  • Additional behavioral suggestions to help ache 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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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 means 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 procedure maintains to conform, Counseling people with Life-Threatening Illness is a important source for counselors as they locate themselves engaged on interdisciplinary groups with members and households impacted by way of life-threatening illness."--The specialist Counselor Journal

"With attribute readability, Doka attracts at the vintage and modern literature in addition to his personal pedagogy and perform in dying and death to supply orienting recommendations for the total spectrum of care humans could require while sickness intrudes into their lives. for every section of the affliction trajectory...he deals clever cognizance to the issues and clients humans confront, and in numerous examples of tangible medical occasions he brings to lifestyles the ideas that tell compassionate care."

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

"This ebook would offer an exceptional creation to the psychosocial and religious domain names for any physician or nurse getting into palliative care. It offers loads of details, combined with a few distilled knowledge, in addition to a high-quality grounding approximately how you can relate to those sufferers and their households in a patient-centered way."--IAHPC e-newsletter (International organization for Hospice and Palliative Care)

This holistic, family-centered consultant to counseling people with life-threatening disease considers not just the actual manifestations of the disease, yet its mental, social, fiscal, and non secular implications. Revised and up to date to mirror the most up-tp-date study and superior theoretical improvement, this moment version encompasses new cures that increase meaning-making at lifeís finish, and gives accelerated sections on counseling households throughout the disease and as they grieve. one of many bookís most important alterations contains the difference of a version of concurrent care. This version of care has nice implications for end-of-life care, bridging the divide among remedy that's essentially palliative and therapy that seeks to remedy or expand existence.

Comprehensive and functional, the booklet discusses such social and mental components as gender, race, ethnicity, social category, schooling, and intelligence, and the way they tell the event of gravely ailing humans. The preliminary obstacle of prognosis is addressed besides specified issues should you reside with continual disorder, those who find themselves terminally ailing, and those that get better.

New to This Edition:

  • Generational adjustments as a resource of diversity
  • Expanded sections related to meaning-making concepts (dignity-enhancement treatment, dwelling eulogies, memory treatment, lifestyles overview, meaning-centered treatment, moral/ethical concerns, and middle wills)
  • Discussion of end-of-life phenomena and how one can support sufferer and relations in reading and responding to them
  • Enhanced insurance of caregiver issues
  • Expanded dialogue of spirituality
  • Additional behavioral suggestions to help ache management
  • Anticipatory mourning
  • Post-death grief for relatives members
  • Chronic care and rehabilitation
  • Incorporates Rand research on Concurrent Care and different new models

Show description

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