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Author Miller, Judith Fitzgerald.

Title Coping with chronic illness : overcoming powerlessness / Judith Fitzgerald Miller.

Publication Info. Philadelphia : F.A. Davis, [2000]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  610.7361 M648C    Check Shelf
Edition Ed. 3.
Description xiv, 573 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Pt. I. Current status -- Ch. 1. Client power resources -- Ch. 2. Analysis of coping with illness -- Ch. 3. Development of the concept of powerlessness: a nursing diagnosis -- Pt. II. Vulnerabilities across the life span -- Ch. 4. Stress and coping: psychoneuroimmunology -- Ch. 5. Chronic sorrow in long-term illness across the life span -- Ch. 6. Courage in young adults with long-term health concerns -- Ch. 7. Middlescent obese women: overcoming powerlessness -- Ch. 8. Powerlessness in elderly persons: preventing hopelessness
Pt. III. Coping with specific chronic health problems -- Ch. 9. Powerlessness in persons with end-stage renal disease -- Ch. 10. Profiles of locus of control and coping in persons with peripheral vascular disease -- Ch. 11. Energy deficits in chronically ill persons with arthritis: fatigue -- Ch. 12. Adjustment, coping resources, and care of the client with multiple sclerosis -- Ch. 13. Coping with chronic lung disease: maintaining quality of life -- Ch. 14. Empowering persons affected by acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
Pt. IV. Selected nursing strategies -- Ch. 15. Literature: a dimension of nursing therapeutics -- Ch. 16. Imagery as a means of coping -- Ch. 17. Facilitating behavior change in chronically ill persons -- Ch. 18. Enhancing self-esteem -- Ch. 19. Inspiring hope.
Subject Chronic diseases -- Nursing.
Chronic diseases -- Psychological aspects.
Control (Psychology) -- Health aspects.
Chronic Disease -- nursing -- Case Reports.
Chronic Disease -- rehabilitation -- Case Reports.
Models, Psychological -- Case Reports.
Nurse-Patient Relations -- Case Reports.
Sick Role -- Case Reports.
ISBN 0803602987 paperback
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