Psychosocial Aspects of Healthcare (3e) : 9780131392182

Psychosocial Aspects of Healthcare (3e)

Drench & Sharby
 
Edition
 
3
ISBN
 
9780131392182
ISBN 10
 
0131392182
Published
 
10/01/2011
Published by
 
Pearson Higher Ed USA
Pages
 
360
Format
 
Out of stock
 
Title type
Book
$118.99
 
 
 
Description

For all courses that address psychosocial aspects of illness and disability, including courses in the social psychology of disability and rehabilitation, chronic illness, and rehabilitation psychology; and courses covering communication, relationships, characteristics of illness and disability, adaptation to impairment and disability, client behavior, grieving, stress and support, and attitudinal and cultural differences.

 

This timely text offers comprehensive, integrated coverage of psychosocial topics involving clients, families, and other caregivers affected by pathology, impairment, functional limitation, and/or disability. To engage students and promote insight, it relies on real-life student journal entries from multiple disciplines. A current, evidence-based, extensive literature review forms the core of the text, connecting theory to practice. Reflective Questions and Case Studies after each chapter stimulate awareness and promote dialogue; relevant clinical examples and tables are presented throughout. This edition’s updates include broader coverage of multicultural issues, spirituality, and chronic conditions; a new chapter on abuse and neglect; thorough coverage of PTSD; improved organization; and a new Online Manual containing extensive readings and resources.

Table of contents

PART I. Knowing Self/Knowing Others

1. Foundations

2. Recognizing Attitudes, Beliefs, and Values

3. Multicultural Perspectives

4. Spirituality

 

PART II. Making Connections

5. Communication

6. Motivation, Adherence, and Collaborative Treatment Planning

 

PART III. Loss/Grief, Coping, and Family

7. Loss and Grief

8. Coping

9. Understanding Family Needs, Roles, and Responsibilities

 

PART IV. Transitions Across the Lifespan

10. Disability

11. Chronic Conditions

12. Sexuality

 

PART V. Conditions that Challenge Care

13. Psychiatric Disorders

14. Self-Destructive Behaviors

15. Abuse and Neglect

New to this edition

New! Online Manual–containing Objectives, Tests Questions/Answer Key, PowerPoint slides, interactive Learning Activities, pedagogical guidelines for instructor consideration, and more

  • Provides extensive interactive and visual resources for further exploration, more successful learning, and faster, deeper mastery 

Updated and expanded! Student journal entries–representing an array of health care disciplines and patient/client problems, and illustrating both affective and cognitive issues

  • Engages students in the material and helps them connect it with their own practice
  • Creates “living, breathing case studies” that bring clients to life
  • Help students identify their own biases and avoid “too-quick” conclusions

New! Extensive discussion of PSTD–including information to help clinicians recognize symptoms and take appropriate action

  • Helps students treat the growing number of returning veterans suffering from PTSD 

New! Added chapter on Abuse and Neglect–clarifying the role of clinicians as responsible health professionals and, in some cases, as mandated reporters

  • Helps students recognize possible abuse and neglect, and respond ethically and appropriately

Expanded! Broader coverage of multicultural issues–in case studies and elsewhere throughout the text

  • Helps students serve diverse patient populations more effectively

Expanded! New boxes covering spirituality–illuminating how clients’ personal beliefs and spirituality influence their views of illness and their responses to care

  • Helps students understand and reflect clients’ personal beliefs, and thereby provide more effective care 

Expanded! More coverage of chronic conditions–in boxes presented throughout many chapters

  • Helps students serve the growing number of patients with chronic illnesses

Updated! Current literature review–reflecting the latest research in support of evidence-based practice

  • Helps students succeed in the growing number of healthcare environments focused on providing evidence-based care 

Updated and improved! More Reflective Questions–expanding the text’s scope to better integrate with practice, and to guide students and instructors on personal reflection, classroom discussion, small group exercises, and assignments

  • Helps students develop greater self-awareness, and recognize the complex ways in which their values and beliefs influence their practices 

Revised! Reorganized and consolidated for a more integrated flow of information–including opening Foundational sections that help students understand exactly what they will be learning

  • Helps students learn the material more smoothly, intuitively, and effectively

New! Specific guidelines for conducting client interviews–integrated into the text’s coverage of communication

  • Supports students in client interviewing, one of the most important day-to-day tasks many of them will perform

Revised! Motivation and Adherence–now discussed within the context of Collaborative Treatment Planning

  • Helps students more clearly understand issues of client motivation and adherence, and place those issues in appropriate context
Features & benefits

For all courses that address psychosocial aspects of illness and disability, including courses in the social psychology of disability and rehabilitation, chronic illness, and rehabilitation psychology; and courses covering communication, relationships, characteristics of illness and disability, adaptation to impairment and disability, client behavior, grieving, stress and support, and attitudinal and cultural differences.

 

This timely text offers comprehensive, integrated coverage of psychosocial topics involving clients, families, and other caregivers affected by pathology, impairment, functional limitation, and/or disability. To engage students and promote insight, it relies on real-life student journal entries from multiple disciplines. A current, evidence-based, extensive literature review forms the core of the text, connecting theory to practice. Reflective Questions and Case Studies after each chapter stimulate awareness and promote dialogue; relevant clinical examples and tables are presented throughout. This edition’s updates include broader coverage of multicultural issues, spirituality, and chronic conditions; a new chapter on abuse and neglect; thorough coverage of PTSD; improved organization; and a new Online Manual containing extensive readings and resources.

 

Hallmark Features

 

Deep and wide coverage of contemporary topics–including psychiatric disorders, self-destructive behaviors, and the impact of culture on health and illness

  • Prepares students for all the psychosocial aspects of healthcare they will encounter in practice 

Case-based storytelling methodology–including real-life student journal entries, end-of-chapter case studies, clinical examples and other features

  • “Hooks” students’ attention and promotes retention
  • Personalizes the material, making abstract concepts tangible to students
  • Helps instructors incorporate problem-based study into their coursework

Up-to-date recommendations for effective, efficient intervention–bridging theory and practice, and offering best-practice strategies for both client care and clinician self-care

  • Helps students multitask effectively in environments that are challenged by time constraints, reduced workforces, and reimbursement concerns
  • Helps students understand their roles as part of the healthcare team 

Extensive support for evidence-based medicine and measurable outcomes–including extensive, up-to-date literature references

  • Helps students provide services that deliver measurable value to clients at reasonable cost