The Etiquette of Illness: What to Say When You Can't Find the Words

The Etiquette of Illness: What to Say When You Can't Find the Words

Susan P. Halpern


What may still I say while I pay attention that my good friend has cancer?
How am i able to support yet now not get within the way?
How do I enable my family understand what i want?

The Etiquette of ailment is a sensible, encouraging, and crucial consultant to navigating the complicated terrain of disease. This selection of anecdotes and insights may help those that believe awkward and uncertain approximately responding to a chum, colleague, or relative who's affliction. The publication is additionally for those who are unwell and wish to interact with their family successfully. We examine a number of people who find themselves facing persistent sickness, doctor-patient communications, and end-of-life issues-and who're striving to discover their method with information and compassion.

Drawing on her years of counseling individuals with severe disease, in addition to her personal studies with melanoma, Susan Halpern offers an insightful e-book of the maximum relevance for sufferers, their caregivers, and their friends and family - a gaggle so one can, sooner or later, comprise we all.

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