By Erin Martz, Hanoch Livneh

Individuals’ responses to their persistent ailment or incapacity (CID) differ generally. a few are confident and effective, a few detrimental and self-defeating, and a few have parts of either. Coping with power disorder and Disabilitysynthesizes the growing to be literature on those coping kinds and techniques by way of reading how people with CID face demanding situations, locate and use their strengths, and change their setting to slot their life-changing realities.

The book’s first part presents readers with the key theories and conceptual views on coping, with distinctive emphasis on social features and versions of dealing with types of CID. partly , an array of particular health conditions is roofed. each one bankruptcy provides a scientific description, present empirical findings on coping, potent scientific, actual, and mental interventions, employment concerns, and social issues. This ebook includes:

  • Up-to-date details on dealing with high-profile stipulations, similar to melanoma, middle affliction, diabetes, arthritis, spinal twine accidents, and stressful mind injury
  • In-depth assurance of HIV/AIDS, power ache, and critical psychological illness
  • Coverage of healing modalities followed for remedy of individuals with CID
  • Review of the present nation of coping thought and research
  • Appendix of tools often utilized in evaluate of coping

The editors’ skillful stability among theoretical and functional fabric may help rehabilitation experts (particularly psychologists, counselors, social staff, and health-care companies) strengthen new insights into selling profitable coping, and determine new technique of altering its much less powerful varieties. scholars within the assisting professions, in addition to contributors experiencing CID, can also locate this multifaceted ebook valuable for realizing a few of the psychosocial dynamics of residing with CID.

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New York: Harper and Row. , & Saklofske, D. (1996). Adaptive and maladaptive coping. In M. Zeidner & N. S. ), Handbook of coping: Theory, research, applications (pp. 505–531). New York: John Wiley & Sons. 2 Psychodynamic and Cognitive Theories of Coping Cynthia L. Radnitz and Lana Tiersky During the 20th century, the theories of coping that came to predominance arose from two traditions: psychodynamic thought and cognitive psychology (Folkman & Lazarus, 1991). Although other work had described an animal model of coping, which focused on animal behavior serving a survival function in dangerous situations (Miller, 1980; Selye, 1976; Ursin, 1980), the inadequacy of this model to explain the complexity of human coping was recognized (Folkman & Lazarus, 1991; Shapiro, 1998), and consequently, the model has, for the most part, been abandoned.

New York: Plenum. Livneh, H. (2001). Psychosocial adaptation to chronic illness and disability. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 44, 151–160. , & Wilson, L. M. (2003). Coping strategies as predictors and mediators of disability-related variables and psychosocial adaptation: An exploratory investigation. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 46(4), 194–208. , & de Ridder, D. T. (1996). Coping with chronic diseases. In M. Zeidner & N. S. ), Handbook of coping: Theory, research and applications (pp.

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