A Guide for Families 3rd Revised edition
By (author) Rosalind Kalb
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Multiple Sclerosis by Rosalind Kalb
Book DescriptionBecause most people who are diagnosed with MS are between the ages of 15-55 years, the disease has a significant impact, not only on the individual with the disease, but also on the family members and loved ones whose lives are interwoven with them. Families experiencing Multiple Sclerosis often find themselves in uncharted territory. Prior patterns of interacting with each other may no longer work; roles often shift with dramatic emotional impact; guilt, anger, sadness and a sense of burden may create a barrier to intimacy, joy, growth and family unity. There are ways out of this debilitating situation and many families have restored their balance, humour, productivity and family solidarity. Multiple Sclerosis: A Guide for Families can lead the way for your family to strengthen its coping skills and to receive targeted information about the disease and its ramifications. This complete yet highly readable guide for families living with Multiple Sclerosis addresses these issues and more. Families must learn how to strike a reasonable balance between the interests and needs of its members and to accommodate the limitations imposed by MS without allowing them to impact every aspect of family life. This is easier said than done and extensive discussions consider how the basic goals of living with this chronic disease can be met.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781932603101
(152mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Demos Medical Publishing
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
Publish Date: 30-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Rosalind Kalb
Multiple Sclerosis For Dummies, Paperback (April 2012)
Your trusted, compassionate guide to living with MS Being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) doesn't mean your life is over. Everyone's MS is different and no one can predict exactly what yours will be like. The fact is, lots of people live their lives with MS without making a full-time job of it.
Multiple Sclerosis, Paperback (January 2012)
Suitable for those who have Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and those who share their lives with someone who has it, this guide covers a range of topics in a question and answer format that allows people to easily find the information they need while providing a model of successful communication with healthcare providers.
Moving Your Family Overseas, Paperback (July 2000)» View all books by Rosalind Kalb
In this publication, the authors discuss the basic steps involved in moving abroad in detail, including: deciding to go; preparing to leave; arriving and settling in; working through culture shock and adaptation; living in the expatriate community and returning home.
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Author Biography - Rosalind Kalb
Dr. Rosalind Kalb, a clinical psychologist, is Director of the Professional Resource Center at the National Multiple Sclerosis Society in New York, where she develops and provides educational and consultation services to clinicians who care for people with MS. In her private clinical practice, she specializes in the needs of individuals and families living with chronic illness and disability. She serves on the editorial board of several publications, including the International Journal of MS Care.
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