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The Primacy of Caring: Stress and Coping in Health and Illness

Patricia Benner & Judith Wrubel

Addison Wesley, 1989
ISBN 020112002X
pb, 425pp

GOOD used
minor creases / shelf wear; tanned edges; tight binding; adhesive label residue on front cover

DESCRIPTION:
"This book examines the relationships between caring, stress and coping, and health, and claims that caring is primary. Caring is a basic way of being in the world - caring sets up what counts as stressful and what coping options are available. This book shares the phenomenological and feminist goal of making visible the hidden, significant work of nursing as a caring practice. Expert practice illuminates all the theoretical points."

CONTENTS:
1. The Primacy of Caring.
2. On What It Is to Be a Person.
3. A Phenomenological View of Stress and Coping.
4 . Coping with Illness Across the Adult Lifespan
5. Health Promotion.
6. Coping with Symptoms.
7. Coping with a Coronary Illness.
8. Coping with Cancer.
9. Coping with Neurological Illnesses.
10. Coping with Caregiving.

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