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And in Health A Guide for Couples Facing Cancer Together

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ISBN-10: 161180017X

ISBN-13: 9781611800173

Edition: 2013

Authors: Dan Shapiro

List price: $19.95
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This book offers engaging and digestible lessons for couples navigating the life change that a cancer diagnosis brings. Dan Shapiro draws on his more than twenty-five years of clinical work as a health psychologist who has researched and worked with couples facing cancer, and on his own experiences of being both the patient (having and beating Hodgkin’s lymphoma in his twenties) and the supporter/advocate (when his wife was diagnosed with breast cancer) to weave together insights on facing cancer while maintaining a strong relationship. And in Health gives advice in short lessons on the main areas of concern or conflict that can come from life with cancer—from diagnosis to treatment and…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/14/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.924
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Things to Know Immediately
Navigating Your Relationship through Early Challenges
Conquering the Medicine and the Medical Team as a Team
Learn to Deal with the Emotions
Having a Great Relationship during Treatment
Work Together to Get What You Need from Outside People
Let's Talk about Sex
Closeness and Making Peace with Dependence
Navigating Our Relationship at the End of Life
A Few Last Words
Notes
Index
About the Author