Promoting Excellence : Minding the Body: A Coping Class for Medical Illness

Name:
University of California San Francisco Comprehensive Care Team: Minding the Body: A Coping Class for Medical Illness

Definition:
The Coping with Illness group manual is a structured, cognitive-behaviorally based treatment manual used to accompany the UCSF Comprehensive Care Team's weekly therapy group.

Category:
Educational Tools - Patient/Family Education

Source:
University of California San Francisco
Comprehensive Care Team
1600 Divisadero Street, Room C-433
San Francisco, CA 94115-1640
http://dgim.ucsf.edu/cct/

Contact:
Jason Satterfield, Ph.D
[email protected]

How the grantee used this instrument:
The Coping with Illness group manual accompanies the UCSF Comprehensive Care Team's weekly therapy group. The manual was also designed as a stand-alone self-help resource and reference guide for patients with congestive heart failure, COPD, and/or cancer. The manual consists of 12 "modules" that address emotion recognition and management, building and strengthening social supports, communication and assertiveness, coping with medical symptoms, and spirituality and meaning.

Keywords:
caregiver information, family information, patient information, coping and illness

To use this tool:
To obtain information on availability of materials email Jason Satterfield, Ph.D. @ [email protected].

References:
Written by Jason M. Satterfield, Ph.D. Copyright 1999. Development of this manual was supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the UCSF Division of General Internal Medicine. Design assistance by Indria Sylvester and Jane Petersen.

Posted September 2003

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