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Post your response to the following: Put yourself in the shoes of a patient suffering from severe, chronic arthritis. According to the Crisis Theory Model discussed on p. 345 of the text, you would have to endure a series of changes in the way you think about and do everyday things to successfully adjust to your condition. The Patient Adjustment Model below is based on the Crisis Theory Model. Copy and paste the following into your reply, then replace the questions in italics with your answers: Patient Adjustment Model for Chronic Arthritis: Enter your name here Cognitive appraisal: How would chronic arthritis change your everyday life? Include one physical environment adaptation or one psychosocial change that you would need to make. Your answer must be 1 to 2 sentences in length. Adaptive tasks: What would help you to adapt to the changes you listed above? Include at least one medical or one lifestyle adaptive change. Your answer must be 1 to 2 sentences in
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Unformatted text preview: length. Coping skills: What factors will help you develop coping skills to successfully adjust to the illness as you described above? Include at least one example. Your answer must be 1 to 2 sentences in length. My greatest challenge: Reflect upon all of the phases of adjustment you described above that you would have to accomplish to successfully adjust to chronic arthritis. Which would be the most difficult for you to accomplish? Why? The text introduced you to a number of psychosocial intervention methods aimed at helping patients adjust to chronic illness. While patients who use these methods report they are helpful, the methods are infrequently used and access to them is difficult. Many health insurance providers, including Medicaid and Medicare, do not always cover these treatments....
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2011 for the course AED 202 taught by Professor Haskell during the Winter '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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