By Kenneth J. Doka PhD
"Counseling people with Life-Threatening Illness offers a realistic consultant for counselors who paintings with consumers and households impacted by way of life-threatening ailment. The language and content material are applicable for undergraduate and graduate classes, in addition to workshops and trainings for professionals....As the healthcare procedure keeps to conform, Counseling people with Life-Threatening Illness is a worthwhile source for counselors as they locate themselves engaged on interdisciplinary groups with contributors and households impacted through 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 loss of life and death to provide orienting ideas for the complete spectrum of care humans may well require whilst disorder intrudes into their lives. for every part of the ailment trajectory...he deals clever realization to the issues and clients humans confront, and in numerous examples of exact medical events he brings to lifestyles the innovations that tell compassionate care."
From the Foreword via Robert A. Neimeyer, PhD
collage of Memphis
"This publication would supply a great advent to the psychosocial and religious domain names for any surgeon or nurse getting into palliative care. It presents loads of details, combined with a few distilled knowledge, in addition to a high-quality grounding approximately the way to 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 ailment considers not just the actual manifestations of the sickness, yet its mental, social, monetary, and non secular implications. Revised and up to date to mirror the most up-tp-date study and more suitable theoretical improvement, this moment version encompasses new cures that improve meaning-making at life's finish, and gives improved sections on counseling households through the affliction and as they grieve. one of many book's 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 remedy that's basically palliative and therapy that seeks to medication or expand lifestyles.
Comprehensive and useful, the ebook 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 hindrance of analysis is addressed in addition to distinct issues in the event you reside with power disorder, those who find themselves terminally sick, and people who recuperate.
New to This Edition:
- Generational changes as a resource of variety
- Expanded sections regarding meaning-making recommendations (dignity-enhancement remedy, dwelling eulogies, memory treatment, existence evaluate, meaning-centered treatment, moral/ethical concerns, and center wills)
- Discussion of end-of-life phenomena and how one can support sufferer and family members in analyzing and responding to them
- Enhanced assurance of caregiver matters
- Expanded dialogue of spirituality
- Additional behavioral concepts to help discomfort administration
- Anticipatory mourning
- Post-death grief for relations
- Chronic care and rehabilitation
- Incorporates Rand examine on Concurrent Care and different new versions