Living with Illness : psychosocial challenges

Rogers-Clark, Cath, McCarthy, Alexandra L., & Martin-McDonald, Kristine (Eds.) (2005) Living with Illness : psychosocial challenges. Elsevier, Melbourne, VIC.

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"Living with Illness: Psychosocial Challenges focuses on developing and strengthening understanding of the illness experience. It encourages students to critically appraise conventional approaches to understanding and caring for those who are ill, to empower readers to off true holistic care and to, where appropriate, change nursing practice in light of current research findings. Traditionally nurses have drawn on knowledge from sociology and psychology as two separate but related disciplines to nursing, leaving the beginning level nurse to relate, integrate and translate knowledge gained into nursing practice. Living with Illness combines, in a unique way, sociological and psychological perspectives to creatively represent psychosocial knowledge that is innovative and directly applicable to contemporary nursing practice."-publisher website

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ID Code: 63817
Item Type: Book
Keywords: Psychosocial challenges, Chronic illness, Living with illness
ISBN: 9780729537506
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Nursing
Deposited On: 14 Nov 2013 22:49
Last Modified: 19 May 2014 03:21

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