Living a healthy life with chronic conditions : self-management skills for heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, depression, asthma, bronchitis, emphysema and other physical and mental health conditions (Book, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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Living a healthy life with chronic conditions : self-management skills for heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, depression, asthma, bronchitis, emphysema and other physical and mental health conditions

Author: Kate Lorig
Publisher: Boulder, CO : Bull Publishing Company, ©2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2020, 5th editionView all editions and formats
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"Originally based on a five-year study at Stanford University, the content in this completely revised 5th edition includes the feedback of medical professionals and people with chronic conditions all over the world."--Back cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Lorig
ISBN: 9781945188312 9781933503363 193350336X 1945188316
OCLC Number: 1140755499
Notes: Previous title: Living a healthy life with chronic conditions : self-management of heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, depression, asthma, bronchitis, emphysema and other physical and mental health conditions.
Includes index.
Description: xi, 418 pages : illustrations, tables ; 28 cm
Contents: Self-management: what is it and how can you do it? --
Becoming an active self-manager --
Finding resources --
Understanding and managing common symptoms --
Understanding and managing common symptoms and emotions --
Using your mind to manage symptoms --
Being physically active --
Exercising to make life easier --
Freedom and safety --
Healthy eating --
Communicating with family, friends, and health care providers --
Enjoying sex and intimacy --
Managing your treatment decisions and medications --
Managing diabetes --
Working and living with chronic conditions --
Planning for the future: fears and reality --
Index.
Other Titles: Self-management skills for heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, depression, asthma, bronchitis, emphysema and other physical and mental health conditions
Responsibility: Kate Lorig [and others].

Abstract:

"Originally based on a five-year study at Stanford University, the content in this completely revised 5th edition includes the feedback of medical professionals and people with chronic conditions all over the world."--Back cover.

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