Couples Confronting Cancer
Couples Confronting Cancer

Couples Confronting Cancer

Keeping Your Relationship Strong

HEALTH & FITNESS

288 Pages, 7 x 9

Formats: Paperback, ebook: PDF, ebook: EPUB, Mobipocket

Paperback, $18.95 (US $18.95) (CA $20.95)

Publication Date: November 2002

ISBN 9780944235256

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Overview

Cancer can be a disruptive and stressful element in a relationship, and this guide provides information about the illness, suggesting ways to work through conflict to create intimacy and to deal with it more successfully. It shows couples how to solve or avert problems, allowing partners to become closer and communicate more easily and truthfully with one another both during and beyond the cancer experience.

Author Biography

Joy L. Fincannon, RN, MS, is a former associate medical editor at the American Cancer Society in Atlanta and a psychiatric clinical nurse specialist with experience in working with cancer patients, their families, and cancer health professionals. Katherine V. Bruss, PsyD, is a former managing editor for books at the American Cancer Society and a licensed psychologist with 18 years of clinical experience. They both live in Atlanta. Joy L. Fincannon, RN, MS, is a former associate medical editor at the American Cancer Society in Atlanta and a psychiatric clinical nurse specialist with experience in working with cancer patients, their families, and cancer health professionals. Katherine V. Bruss, PsyD, is a former managing editor for books at the American Cancer Society and a licensed psychologist with 18 years of clinical experience. They both live in Atlanta.