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Making sense of chronic illness - a therapeutic approach.

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Summary of "Making sense of chronic illness - a therapeutic approach."

A diagnosis of any chronic progressive illness can be a traumatic experience. People wonder how they will be able to cope and health care professionals wonder how they can help those so affected. The aim of the study was to discover how people find meaning when they are diagnosed with chronic illness. The research question asked is: How do people make sense of living with chronic progressive illness?

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Meadowbank Village, Auckland, New Zealand. sjacobi@xtra.co.nz.

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Name: Journal of primary health care
ISSN: 1172-6156
Pages: 136-41

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