Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions (4th ed.)

Self-Management of Heart Disease, Arthritis, Diabetes, Depression, Asthma, Bronchitis, Emphysema and Other Physical and Mental Health Conditions

by Kate Lorig, Halsted Holman, David Sobel, Diana Laurent, Virginia González,

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  • 1936693445
  • 9781933503363
  • 9781936693443
  • 9781936693436
  • 9781936693450
Completely redesigned for easy reading and fully updated with the latest research and information on current practice, medication, legal matters, and specific conditions, this new edition of a vital resource is full of tips, suggestions, and strategies to deal with chronic illness and symptoms, such as fatigue, pain, shortness of breath, disability, and depression. It encourages readers to develop individual approaches to setting goals, making decisions, and finding resources and support so that they are able to do the things they want and need. Originally based on a five-year study conducted at Stanford University, this work has grown to include the feedback of medical professionals and people with chronic conditions all over the world. Aimed at letting people become self-managers of their own illness, this book's one simple goal is to help anyone with a chronic illness to live a productive, healthy life.
  • Bull Publishing Company; July 2012
  • ISBN: 9781936693443
  • Edition: 4
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure EPUB format
  • Title: Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions
  • Author: Kate Lorig; Halsted Holman; David Sobel; Diana Laurent; Virginia González; Marion Minor
  • Imprint: Bull Publishing Company
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 1936693445
  • 9781933503363
  • 9781936693443
  • 9781936693436
  • 9781936693450

In The Press

"A remarkable resource for anyone with any chronic health problem."  —American Lung Association

About The Author

Kate Lorig, RN, DrPH, is a director and associate professor at the Stanford University School of Medicine’s Patient Education Research Center. She lives in Mountain View, California. Halsted Holman, MD, is professor of medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. He lives in Stanford, California. David Sobel, MD, is the director of patient education and health promotion at the Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program in Northern California. He lives in San Jose, California. Diana Laurent, MPH, is a health educator at the Stanford University School of Medicine’s Patient Education Research Center. She lives in Palo Alto, California. Virginia Gonzalez, MPH, is a health educator at the Stanford University School of Medicine’s Patient Education Research Center. She lives in San Jose, California. Marion Minor, PT, PhD, is an assistant professor at the University of Missouri in the department of physical therapy. She lives in Columbia, Missouri.

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 1936693445
  • 9781933503363
  • 9781936693443
  • 9781936693436
  • 9781936693450