Introduction to Chronic Illness2-15-09

Introduction to - Introduction to Chronic Illness Overview Quality of Life Response to Chronic Disease(Models Psychological Responses to Chronic

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Introduction to Chronic Illness
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Overview Quality of Life Response to Chronic Disease (Models) Psychological Responses to Chronic Disease Chronic Disease and the Self Co-management of Illness Children and Chronic Disease Psychological Interventions
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What is a chronic illness?
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What are the 3 types of prevention? Primary Secondary Tertiary
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Examples of Chronic Illnesses Cancer Arthritis ALS –Lou Gherig’s Asthma Chronic obstructive  pulmonary disease Multiple sclerosis Parkinson’s disease Muscular dystrophy Sickle cell anemia Diabetes HIV Alzheimer’s CVD http://people.uncw.edu/ogler/PPT/BMEDPPT/coping%20with%20chronic%20illness.ppt#354,4,Examples of Chronic Illnesses
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Chronic Illness Acute Chronic Onset abrupt usually graduated Duration limited lengthy, indefinite Cause single multiple, changes  Diagnosis usually accurate often uncertain Prognosis usually accurate often uncertain Intervention usually effective often indecisive Outcome cure no cure Uncertainty minimal pervasive
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What is quality of life?
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Why is quality of life important?
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How do people respond to learning  they have a chronic illness?
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Chronic Illness as a Crisis Illness is a crisis because it is a turning point in 
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2009 for the course PSYCH 531 taught by Professor Kelly during the Spring '09 term at Ohio State.

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Introduction to - Introduction to Chronic Illness Overview Quality of Life Response to Chronic Disease(Models Psychological Responses to Chronic

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