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By Kenneth Sharoff

This handbook is a pragmatic advisor that identifies remedy concerns and difficulties which can come up whilst enforcing key coping abilities. It offers therapists with evaluation tools and greater than 35 sufferer handouts on hand by way of obtain from our site. This workbook and accompanying types are designed to face by myself, or complement the author's textual content, Coping abilities remedy for coping with continual and Terminal Illness.

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24. 24. 25. I hate the symptoms of my disease. I think that I cannot go on any longer feeling like I do. I cannot accept my body as it is presently. I think that life or God has not been fair to me. I frequently think about the “good old days” before I became sick. I frequently imagine waking up and feeling well again. I routinely think about a cure being found for my condition. I frequently complain about my symptoms. I often find myself sighing, grunting, or groaning. I doggedly pursue a cure for my medical condition even though my doctors have said that it will not go away.

I cannot drive out suffering. It is a part of me now that I have this disease. Do not disallow it. Stop the protest against it. Stop focusing on it. I do not want to suffer but it cannot be avoided. Live with it. Let it into my life. It is a part of my existence. I suffer enough. Do not increase my suffering by hating how my life is. Dealing with oneself after the situation has ended: Monitor for signs of dejection or anger about discomfort in this situation. How much distress am I carrying with me right now?

Physical pain b. achy c. throbbing d. tingling e. burning f. bloating g. itching h. other negative sensations 2. Muscle weakness, unsteadiness 3. Loss of mobility and ability to get around easily 4. Fatigue, tiredness 5. Tremor 6. Stiffness, rigidity 7. Lack of sleep or problems sleeping 8. Problems in treatment a. involved or complicated treatment b. treatment is painful c. treatment has too many side-effects d. treatment interferes with other important life activities e. treatment causes losses or problems in other areas of my life, such as work, marriage, sex life, etc.

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