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Journeys through illness: suffering and resilience

Martin-McDonald, Kristine 2005, Journeys through illness: suffering and resilience. In Rogers-Clarke, Cath, McCarthy, Alexandra and Martin-McDonald, Kristine (ed), Living with illness: psychosocial challenges for nursing, Elsevier Australia, Sydney, N.S.W., pp.143-159.

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Title Journeys through illness: suffering and resilience
Author(s) Martin-McDonald, Kristine
Title of book Living with illness: psychosocial challenges for nursing
Editor(s) Rogers-Clarke, Cath
McCarthy, Alexandra
Martin-McDonald, Kristine
Publication date 2005
Chapter number 11
Total chapters 13
Start page 143
End page 159
Total pages 17
Publisher Elsevier Australia
Place of Publication Sydney, N.S.W.
Summary This chapter:
•  explores the notion of living with chronic illness as a journey;
•  explores the concepts of enduring and uncertainity as aspects of the
   suffering associated with living with chronic illness;
•  defines resilience
•  explores the ways in which people develop and use resilient strategies
    in the face of chronic illness;
•  describes survivorship as an outcome of resilience; and
•  discusses the role of nurses and other caring professionals in relation to
    supporting a person through their suffering, and to develop their resilience
    in the face of that suffering.
ISBN 0729537501
Language eng
Field of Research 111003 Clinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care)
Socio Economic Objective 970111 Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
HERDC Research category B1.1 Book chapter
Copyright notice ©2005. Elsevier
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Document type: Book Chapter
Collection: School of Nursing and Midwifery
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