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Understanding women's recovery from illness and trauma

Providing practical help to counsellors who may not have been exposed to many aspects of women′s experiences of illness, this book draws extensively from the research literature and the author′s own nursing experience to identify the common ground of women who have moved through the difficulties of illness to satisfactory outcomes.
Print Book, English, 1999
Sage, Thousand Oaks, California, 1999
xii, 186 p
9780761905592, 0761905596
Why Listen to Women The Social and Political Context of Women′s Health and IllnessReckoning and Reconciling A Map of Women′s Illness and RecoveryCancer and Heart Disease Responding to a Tragic DiagnosisLearning to Live with It Integrating Self and Chronic IllnessPain, Immobility and Stigma Illness BurdensFamily Violence Recovering from Trauma Past and PresentEating Disorders and Addiction Changing Deeply Rooted PatternsSupporting Women Toward Health Future Directions