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The Art of Conversation Through Serious Illness

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Every day, thousands of people receive a diagnosis of serious, life-threatening illness, and their families and friends suddenly become caregivers. Despite the best of intentions it is not always easy to communicate well under these circumstances, or find deep empathy for something one has never before experienced. When is it best to speak, and when to be silent? How can s

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Published April 29th 2010 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published 2010)
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Ian
Concise and thoughtful summary of practical and conceptual aspects of encounters with severe illness. Some useful frameworks and reflective insights. Recommended.
Sus
This book is good for everyone and anyone. Although it is primarily a book written for caregivers to learn more about what their loved ones are going through when given terminal diagnosis, it is an incredibly helpful book for anyone to help them know more about empathy in life in general. I highly recommedn it.
Sarah
A concise, very valuable guide to health care providers and loved ones as they strive to communicate sensitively and effectively with people who are seriously ill... I highly recommend this!
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