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Anatomy of an illness as perceived by the patient : reflections on healing and regeneration

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Cousins, Norman. Toronto, ON: Bantam Books, Incorporated , 1981.
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Call Number
WD375 C867 1981
Availability
9 copies, 9 available
Author
Cousins, Norman
Place of Publication
Toronto, ON
Publisher
Bantam Books, Incorporated
Publication Date
1981
Subjects
Attitude to Health
Consumer Participation
Volition
Popular Works
ISBN
0553014919
0553012932
0553343653
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Location
Vancouver Library
Kelowna Cancer Info Ctr
Prince George Cancer Info Ctr
Surrey Cancer Info Ctr
Vancouver Cancer Info Ctr
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WD375 C867 1981

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Anatomy of an illness as perceived by the patient : reflections on healing and regeneration

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Cousins, Norman. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company , 1979.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WD375 C867 1979
Availability
2 copies, 2 available
Author
Cousins, Norman
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
W.W. Norton & Company
Publication Date
1979
Physical Description
173 p. ; 19 cm.
Subjects
Attitude to Health
Consumer Participation
Volition
Personal Narratives
Popular Works
ISBN
9780393038873
0393038874
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Abbotsford Cancer Info Ctr
Prince George Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WD375 C867 1979

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Anatomy of hope : how people prevail in the face of illness

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Groopman, Jerome E. New York, N.Y.: Random House , 2004.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WM172 G876 2004
Availability
8 copies, 8 available
Explores the extent to which hope features in the experience of patients with chronic and terminal illnesses; the importance of hope in enabling patients, families, friends, and physicians to meet the challenges of serious illness; the various forms that hope can take; and the role of the physician…
Author
Groopman, Jerome E
Place of Publication
New York, N.Y.
Publisher
Random House
Publication Date
2004
Physical Description
xvii, 248 p. ; 25 cm.
Subjects
Hope
Attitude to Health
Physician-Patient Relations
Popular Works
Abstract
Explores the extent to which hope features in the experience of patients with chronic and terminal illnesses; the importance of hope in enabling patients, families, friends, and physicians to meet the challenges of serious illness; the various forms that hope can take; and the role of the physician in fostering or at least not extinguishing hope.
ISBN
0375506381
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Library
Vancouver Cancer Info Ctr
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Surrey Library
Kelowna Library
Abbotsford Cancer Info Ctr
Prince George Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WM172 G876 2004

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Anatomy of hope : how people prevail in the face of illness

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Groopman, Jerome. New York, N.Y.: Random House Audio , 2004.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WM172 G876 2004
Explores the extent to which hope features in the experience of patients with chronic and terminal illnesses; the importance of hope in enabling patients, families, friends, and physicians to meet the challenges of serious illness; the various forms that hope can take; and the role of the physician…
Author
Groopman, Jerome
Place of Publication
New York, N.Y.
Publisher
Random House Audio
Publication Date
2004
Physical Description
3 audiotapes
Subjects
Hope
Attitude to Health
Physician-Patient Relations
Popular Works
Abstract
Explores the extent to which hope features in the experience of patients with chronic and terminal illnesses; the importance of hope in enabling patients, families, friends, and physicians to meet the challenges of serious illness; the various forms that hope can take; and the role of the physician in fostering or at least not extinguishing hope.
ISBN
0739310259
Language
English
Material Type
Audio
Tape
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Surrey Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WM172 G876 2004
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Art of breaking bad news well

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Sehouli, Jalid. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press , 2020.
Audience
Professional
Call Number
W62 S456 2020
Availability
3 copies, 3 available
As Head of Oncological Surgery and the Gynecology Clinic at Berlin's Charit Comprehensive Cancer Center, Jalid Sehouli is one of the world's leading cancer specialists. Every day, he experiences situations in which conversations take on a life-or-death significance. Delivering bad news is one of th…
Author
Sehouli, Jalid
Place of Publication
Boca Raton, FL
Publisher
CRC Press
Publication Date
2020
Physical Description
xiii, 81 p. ; 23 cm.
Subjects
Physician-Patient Relations
Truth Disclosure
Communication
Physician's Role - psychology
Empathy
Attitude of Health Personnel
Abstract
As Head of Oncological Surgery and the Gynecology Clinic at Berlin's Charit Comprehensive Cancer Center, Jalid Sehouli is one of the world's leading cancer specialists. Every day, he experiences situations in which conversations take on a life-or-death significance. Delivering bad news is one of the most difficult tasks we face in life, especially for professionals such as doctors, police, or crisis intervention personnel, yet it is rarely touched on during training. Over the course of their career, a doctor will hold conversations with around 200,000 patients and their relatives that invariably involve delivering good or bad news. Either way, existential questions will arise, and the way the news is delivered is vital: recent studies show that it has a significant impact on patients' quality of life and the way they experience treatment. Mixing his wide-ranging professional experience with personal stories, Sehouli describes the emotions and perspectives of those who have to give and receive bad news from a broad perspective. His book can be helpful for anyone who has to deliver bad news--managers, friends, or parents. - Cover
Notes
Originally authored in the German language by Jalid Sehouli, with the original title, Von der Kunst, schlechte Nachrichten gut zu überbringen, 2018.
ISBN
9780367356682
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Professional
Location
Vancouver Library
Abbotsford Library
Victoria Library
Call Number
W62 S456 2020

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Beliefs : the heart of healing in families and illness

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Wright, Lorraine M, Watson, Wendy L, Bell, Janice M. New York, N.Y.: BasicBooks , 1996.
Audience
Professional
Call Number
WY100 W951b 1996
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Author
Wright, Lorraine M
Watson, Wendy L
Bell, Janice M
Place of Publication
New York, N.Y.
Publisher
BasicBooks
Publication Date
1996
Subjects
Family Therapy
Attitude to Health
Family
Cognitive Therapy
Home Nursing
ISBN
0465023177
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Professional
Location
Victoria Library
Call Number
WY100 W951b 1996

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Cultural diversity in health and illness

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Spector, Rachel E. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson Prentice Hall , 2009. 7th ed.
Audience
Professional
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Author
Spector, Rachel E
Edition
7th ed.
Place of Publication
Upper Saddle River, N.J.
Publisher
Pearson Prentice Hall
Publication Date
2009
Series
R2 Library
Subjects
Cultural Diversity
Cultural Competency
Health Status
Delivery of Health Care
Attitude to Health - ethnology
Ethnic Groups
United States
ISBN
9780135035894
0135035899
Language
English
Material Type
Ebook
Audience
Professional
Location
Internet
Website Notes
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Cure for everything : untangling the twisted messages about health, fitness and happiness

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Caulfield, Timothy. Toronto, ON: Penguin Group , 2013.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WB890 C372 2013
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Author
Caulfield, Timothy
Place of Publication
Toronto, ON
Publisher
Penguin Group
Publication Date
2013
Physical Description
280 p. 21 cm.
Subjects
Complementary Therapies - psychology
Healthy Diet - trends
Healthy Lifestyle
Attitude to Health
Exercise
Happiness
Popular Culture
Information Literacy
Popular Works
ISBN
9780143177852
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Library
Call Number
WB890 C372 2013

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Agus, David, Loberg, Kristin. New York, NY: Free Press , 2012.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WA590 A284 2012
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Author
Agus, David
Loberg, Kristin
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Free Press
Publication Date
2012
Physical Description
xiv, 335 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects
Disease - etiology
Health
Attitude to Health
Individualized Medicine
Health Behavior
Risk Reduction Behavior
Health Promotion
Primary Prevention
ISBN
9781451610178
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Library
Call Number
WA590 A284 2012

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Few months to live : different paths to life's end

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Staton, Jana, Shuy, Roger, Byock, Ira. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press , 2001.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
BF789 S797 2001
Availability
2 copies, 2 available
Author
Staton, Jana
Shuy, Roger
Byock, Ira
Place of Publication
Washington, D.C.
Publisher
Georgetown University Press
Publication Date
2001
Physical Description
xxv, 358 p. ; 23 cm.
Subjects
Terminally Ill - psychology
Attitude to Health
Caregivers - psychology
Spirituality
ISBN
087840841X
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Cancer Info Ctr
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
BF789 S797 2001

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Gay and bisexual men living with prostate cancer : from diagnosis to recovery

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New York, NY: Harrington Park Press , 2018.
Audience
Professional
Call Number
WJ762 G285 2018
Availability
2 copies, 2 available
Editor
Ussher, Jane M.
Perz, Janette
Rosser, B.R. Simon
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Harrington Park Press
Publication Date
2018
Physical Description
x, 353 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects
Prostatic Neoplasms - psychology
Sexual and Gender Minorities
Long Term Adverse Effects
Attitude of Health Personnel
Cancer Survivors - psychology
Notes
SOGIE LGBTQIA2S+ Collection
ISBN
9781939594259
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Professional
Location
Vancouver Library
Victoria Library
Call Number
WJ762 G285 2018

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Handling problem volunteers

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Vineyard, Sue, McCurley, Steve. Darien, IL: Heritage Arts Publishing , 1998.
Audience
Professional
Call Number
HF5549.5 V783 1998
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Author
Vineyard, Sue
McCurley, Steve
Place of Publication
Darien, IL
Publisher
Heritage Arts Publishing
Publication Date
1998
Physical Description
60 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Subjects
Voluntary Workers - organization & administration
Caregivers
Personnel Management
Attitude of Health Personnel
Behavior
Risk Management
Interpersonal Relations
Workplace
ISBN
0911029478
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Professional
Location
Kelowna Library
Call Number
HF5549.5 V783 1998

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Head first : the biology of hope

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Cousins, Norman. New York, N.Y.: E.P. Dutton , 1989.
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Call Number
WD375 C867h 1989
Availability
5 copies, 5 available
Author
Cousins, Norman
Place of Publication
New York, N.Y.
Publisher
E.P. Dutton
Publication Date
1989
Physical Description
xii, 368 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects
Hope
Attitude to Health
Consumer Participation
Psychotherapy
Wit and Humor
Popular Works
ISBN
9780525248057
0525248056
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Location
Vancouver Library
Surrey Cancer Info Ctr
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Abbotsford Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WD375 C867h 1989

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Health and well being of older Chinese in Canada

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Lai, Daniel W. L. Calgary: University of Calgary Faculty of Social Work , 2003.
Audience
Professional
Call Number
WA300 L185 2003
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Author
Lai, Daniel W. L
Place of Publication
Calgary
Publisher
University of Calgary Faculty of Social Work
Publication Date
2003
Subjects
Attitude to Health - in old age - Canada
Ethnic Groups - in old age - Canada
Aged - Canada
ISBN
0968489117
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Professional
Location
Vancouver Library
Call Number
WA300 L185 2003

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Health professional and patient interaction

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Purtilo, Ruth, Haddad, Amy, Doherty, Regina. St Louis, MO: Elsevier Saunders , 2014. 8th ed.
Audience
Professional
Call Number
W21 P986 2014
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Author
Purtilo, Ruth
Haddad, Amy
Doherty, Regina
Edition
8th ed.
Place of Publication
St Louis, MO
Publisher
Elsevier Saunders
Publication Date
2014
Physical Description
x, 349 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects
Health Personnel - psychology
Professional-Patient Relations
Attitude of Health Personnel
Communication
Social Values
Culturally Competent Care
ISBN
9781455728985
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Professional
Location
Vancouver Library
Call Number
W21 P986 2014

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Health state descriptions for Canadians : cancers

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Ottawa, ON: Statistics Canada , 2006.
Audience
Professional
Call Number
QZ200 H434e 2006
Availability
3 copies, 3 available
The series is primarily intended to document the disease classifications used in the Population Health Impact of Disease in Canada (PHI) research program and help researchers to understand how the PHI estimates were calculated. It is also of interest to health professionals, advocacy groups, and in…
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Editor
Evans, William K
Place of Publication
Ottawa, ON
Publisher
Statistics Canada
Publication Date
2006
Series
Health state descriptions for Canadians
Subjects
Neoplasms - psychology
Neoplasms - diagnosis
Neoplasms - epidemiology - Canada
Neoplasms - rehabilitation
Neoplasms - therapy
Neoplasm Staging
Activities of Daily Living
Health Status - Canada
Cost of Illness - Canada
Quality of Life
Risk Factors
Prognosis
Attitude to Health
Classification and Measurement System of Functional Health (CLAMES)
Abstract
The series is primarily intended to document the disease classifications used in the Population Health Impact of Disease in Canada (PHI) research program and help researchers to understand how the PHI estimates were calculated. It is also of interest to health professionals, advocacy groups, and individual Canadians who are looking for an overview of how living with cancer affects day-to-day functioning throughout its various stages of progression and treatment."
ISBN
0662696182
ISSN
1718-4630
Language
English
French
Material Type
Book
Audience
Professional
Location
Vancouver Library
Victoria Library
Abbotsford Library
Call Number
QZ200 H434e 2006
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Hoping, coping and moping : handling life when illness make it tough

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Jevne, Ronna Fay. Los Angeles, Ca.: Health Information Press , 2000.
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Call Number
WM172 J58h 2000
Availability
3 copies, 3 available
Offers practical, sometimes humorous, suggestions for moving beyond self-pity and towards feeling better. Discusses the effects physical suffering and illness have on your body, mood, energy, emotions, spirit, loved ones and overall quality of life.
Author
Jevne, Ronna Fay
Place of Publication
Los Angeles, Ca.
Publisher
Health Information Press
Publication Date
2000
Subjects
Hope - popular works
Attitude to Health - popular works
Sick Role
Psychotherapy
Abstract
Offers practical, sometimes humorous, suggestions for moving beyond self-pity and towards feeling better. Discusses the effects physical suffering and illness have on your body, mood, energy, emotions, spirit, loved ones and overall quality of life.
ISBN
188598720X
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Location
Surrey Cancer Info Ctr
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Kelowna Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WM172 J58h 2000

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Is Gwyneth Paltrow wrong about everything? : when celebrity culture and science clash

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Caulfield, Timothy. Toronto, ON: Penguin Group , 2016.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
W85 C372 2016
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Author
Caulfield, Timothy
Place of Publication
Toronto, ON
Publisher
Penguin Group
Publication Date
2016
Physical Description
381 p. 21 cm.
Subjects
Popular Culture
Health Behavior
Attitude to Health
Complementary Therapies - psychology
Quackery
Popular Works
ISBN
9780143189039
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
W85 C372 2016

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LGBTQ cultures : what health care professionals need to know about sexual and gender diversity

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Eliason, Michele J., Chinn, Peggy L. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer , 2018. 3rd ed.
Audience
Professional
Table of Contents:; Overview and theoretical framework -- What's in a word? Concepts related to sex/gender and sexuality -- The deadly effects of stigma -- Myths and facts about sexual orientation and gender identity -- Developmental transitions -- Cultures within cultures : diversity and LGBTQ co…
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Author
Eliason, Michele J.
Chinn, Peggy L.
Edition
3rd ed.
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Wolters Kluwer
Publication Date
2018
Series
R2 Library
Subjects
Sexual and Gender Minorities
Transgender Persons
Attitude of Health Personnel
Culturally Competent Care
Gender Identity
Social Stigma
Health Equity
Health Services for Transgender Persons
Abstract
Table of Contents:
Overview and theoretical framework -- What's in a word? Concepts related to sex/gender and sexuality -- The deadly effects of stigma -- Myths and facts about sexual orientation and gender identity -- Developmental transitions -- Cultures within cultures : diversity and LGBTQ communities -- The effects of stigma on health -- Substance abuse and mental health -- Physical health disorders -- Provider attitudes and knowledge -- LGBTQ healthcare professionals -- Structural barriers to quality care -- Conclusions and a call to action.
Notes
SOGIE LGBTQIA2S+ Collection
ISBN
1496394607
9781496394606
9781496394613
Language
English
Material Type
Ebook
Audience
Professional
Location
Internet
Website Notes
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Long life prescription : fast and easy ways to stay energized and healthy at every age

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Harrar, Sari, Gordon, Debra. Montreal, PQ: Reader's Digest Association (Canada) ULC , 2009.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WB120 H296 2009
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Author
Harrar, Sari
Gordon, Debra
Place of Publication
Montreal, PQ
Publisher
Reader's Digest Association (Canada) ULC
Publication Date
2009
Physical Description
400 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects
Health
Physical Fitness
Exercise
Longevity
Self Care
Attitude to Health
Health Education
Popular Works
ISBN
9781554750498
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Library
Call Number
WB120 H296 2009

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