Über den Autor
Erin Martz, Ph.D., CRC, is an assistant professor and coordinator of the Rehabilitation Counseling program at the University of Memphis. She has been a U.S. Department of State Fulbright Fellow (Russia) and a Switzer Merit Fellow (National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research). Her research interests include psychosocial adaptation to and coping with chronic illness and disability, posttraumatic stress reactions following disability, disability-related employment issues, attitudes toward disability, and international rehabilitation.
Hanoch Livneh, Ph.D., CRC, is a professor and coordinator of the Rehabilitation Counseling program at Portland State University. He is an APA Fellow in the division of Rehabilitation Psychology. His research interests include coping with and adaptation to chronic illness and disability, attitudes toward people with disability, and the measurement of outcomes in rehabilitation.
Part I1. An Introduction to Coping Theory and Research Hanoch Livneh and Erin Martz
2. Psychodynamic and Cognitive Theories of Coping Cynthia Radnitz and Lana Tiersky
3. Hierarchical Coping: Conceptual Framework for Understanding Coping within the Context of Chronic Illness and Disability Julie Chronister and Fong Chan
4. The Social Context of Coping John Kosciulek
5. Chronic Sorrow and Posttraumatic Stress Following the Onset of CID Susan Roos and Robert Neimeyer
6, Adaptive Tasks and Methods of Coping with Illness and Disability Rudolf Moos and Charles J. Holahan
7. Coping with AIDS: The Challenges of an Evolving Disease James Walkup and Laura Cramer-Berness
8. Coping with Arthritis: From Vulnerability to Resilience Bruce Smith and Jeanne Dalen
9. Coping with Burns Injury: Research Summary and a New Model of the Influence of Coping on Psychological Complications James Fauerbach, Melissa G. Bresnick and Michael T. Smith
10. Coping with Cancer: Findings of Research and Intervention Studies Sharon Manne
11. Coping with Diabetes: Psychological Determinants of Diabetes Outcomes Julie Wagner and Howard Tennen
12. Coping with Epilepsy: Research and Interventions Malachy Bishop and Chase Allen
13. Coping with Heart Disease: Implications for Prevention and Treatment Kymberly K. Bennett and Jennifer L. Boothby
14. Coping with Multiple Sclerosis: Considerations and Interventions Kristy McNulty
15. Coping with Pain: A Stress-Appraisal Coping Model Beverly Thorn and Kim Dixon
16. Coping with Severe Mental Illness: A Multifaceted Approach Shlomo Kravetz and David Roe
17. Coping with Spinal Cord Injury: Wholeness is a State of Mind Erin Martz and Hanoch Livneh
18. Coping with Traumatic Brain Injury: Existential Challenges and Managing Hope Joseph Hinkebein and Renee Stucky
Appendix of Commonly-Used Coping Instruments
This book synthesizes the expanding literature on coping styles and strategies by analyzing how individuals with CID face challenges, find and use their strengths, and alter their environment to fit their life-changing realities. The book includes up-to-date information on coping with high-profile conditions, such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, spinal cord injuries, and traumatic brain injury, in-depth coverage of HIV/AIDS, chronic pain, and severe mental illness, and more.
The first section of this book provides readers with the major theories and conceptual perspectives on coping, with special emphasis on social aspects and models of coping with different types of CID. In Part Two, an array of specific medical conditions is covered. Each chapter supplies a clinical description, current empirical findings on coping, effective medical, physical, and psychological interventions, employment issues, and social concerns. This book includes: Up-to-date information on coping with high-profile conditions, such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, spinal cord injuries, and traumatic brain injury, in-depth coverage of HIV/AIDS, chronic pain, and severe mental illness, coverage of therapeutic modalities adopted for treatment of people with CID, review of the current state of coping theory and research, appendix of instruments frequently used in assessment of coping.