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When Someone You Love Has a Chronic Illness: How to Care for Yourself While Caring for Another,9781599559391

When Someone You Love Has a Chronic Illness: How to Care for Yourself While Caring for Another



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Dr. Tamara Greenberg offers hope and practical advice to those impacted by a loved one's chronic illness. Providing easy-to-understand explanations for complicated feelings and behaviors, this book will help you not just cope, but thrive in your day-to-day life. Learn the important tools you need to help lighten the burden we all feel when someone we love is ill.

Author Biography

Dr. Greenberg delivers important tools for managing the normal anxiety we all feel when someone we love is ill.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Prefacep. xi
Get ready for a longer lifep. 1
How to talk about itp. 19
Dealing with doctors: what everyone needs to knowp. 31
Managing denialp. 47
Aregiving: can you care too much?p. 71
Getting supportp. 85
Helping your loved one cope with Painp. 99
Avoiding Avoidance: Staying Connected, Mindfullyp. 113
Vicarious Trauma and Compassion Fatiquep. 127
Dealing with Lossp. 141
About the Authorp. 157
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