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Title: Self-Management of Long-Term Health Conditions
Sub-title: A Handbook for People with Chronic Disease
Edition: 3rd Edition
By (author): Dr Kate Lorig DrPH, Halsted Holman MD, David Sobel MD, Diana Laurent MPH, Virginia Gonzalez MA, Marian Minor PT, PhD
ISBN10-13: 1936693623 : 9781936693627
Format: Paperback
Size: 280x215mm
Pages: 331
Weight: .906 Kg.
Published: Bull Publishing Co. (US) - March   2014
List Price: 19.95 Pounds Sterling
Availability: In Stock   Qty Available: 1383
Subjects: Coping with illness & specific conditions
This new edition is fully updated with the latest research and information. The book is a vital resource full of practical tips, suggestions, and strategies to build confidence in managing chronic illness and symptoms, such as fatigue, pain, shortness of breath, disability, and depression. It encourages readers to develop individual approaches to setting goals, making decisions, and finding resources and support.
Table of Contents:
Overview of Self-Management; Becoming an Active Self-Manager; Finding Resources; Understanding & Managing Common Symptoms; Using Your Mind to Manage Symptoms; Exercise & Physical Activity for Every Body; Exercising for Flexibility, Strength, & Balance: Making Life Easier; Exercising for Endurance: Aerobic Activities; Communicating with Family, Friends, & Health Care Professionals; Sex & Intimacy; Healthy Eating; Maintaining A Healthy Weight; Managing Your Medicines; Making Informed Treatment Decisions; Managing Chronic Lung Disease; Managing Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, & Stroke; Managing Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, & Stroke; Managing Diabetes; Planning for the Future: Fears & Reality.
About The Author:
Kate Lorig, DrPH, is director and professor emerita at Stanford University School of Medicine's Patient Education Research Center.
Halsted Holman, MD, is professor emeritus at Stanford University School of Medicine.
David T. Sobel, M. Ed., author of Wild Play: Parenting Adventures in the Great Outdoors (Green Writers Press, 2018), is senior faculty in the Education Department of Antioch New England University in Keene, New Hampshire. He consults and speaks widely on environmental education and child development and is the author of seven other books, including Nature Preschools and Forest Kindergartens: The Handbook for Outdoor Learning, Childhood and Nature: Design Principles for Educators, Place-based Education: Connecting Classrooms and Communities, and Beyond Ecophobia: Reclaiming the Heart in Nature Education. He has also written many articles about children and nature that have appeared in Orion, Encounter, Sierra, Sanctuary, Wondertime, Green Teacher, and other publications. He has served on the editorial boards of Encounter, Orion, and Community Works Journal, for which he writes a regular column. Sobel was identified as one of the &
Diana Laurent, MPH, is a health educator and trainer at Stanford Patient Education Research Center.
Virginia Gonzalez, MPH, is a health educator and study coordinator at Stanford University School of Medicine's Patient Education Research Centre.
Marian Minor, PT, PhD, is professor emerita at the University of Missouri, Department of Physical Therapy.
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