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Coping with MS: Lessons with resilience.
Abstract: This webcast presents coping strategies and resources to help people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) and their caregivers address life challenges associated with the illness. The speaker shares stories of people who are demonstrating resilience while dealing with multiple issues. He presents research on how MS professionals can help couples grow within the MS patient-caregiver relationship, and help them effectively cope and adapt in the face of significant life challenges and stressors. In addition, he touches on a variety of topics including caregiving activities, coping with caregiving, MS and family, psychosocial interventions, interventions for both the adult and young caregiver, and the direction future interventions are going to or should take. Run time 58 minutes 7 seconds.
Descriptor Terms: ADJUSTMENT, AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS, CAREGIVERS, DAILY LIVING, DISABILITY MANAGEMENT, HEALTH PROMOTION, MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS, PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS, QUALITY OF LIFE, SELF CARE.
NARIC Accession Number: O18420. What's this?
Author(s): Pakenham, Kenneth.
Project Number: H133B080025.
Publisher(s): Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation Research and Training Center, University of Washington, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, P. O. Box 356490, Seattle, Washington, 98195-6490; 888/634-6778.
Publication Year: 2010.