Living With Illness


Diabetes: Knowledge and Interventions

August 24, 2007

By Lisa E. Cox, PhD, LCSW Introduction Type I Diabetes Type II Diabetes Gestational Diabetes Increased...

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Emotional Rehabilitation after the Diagnosis of Chronic Kidney Disease

August 6, 2007

By Megan Prescot, MSW, LCSW, FMC-NA   Introduction Knowing When to Get Help The Role of the Dialysis Social...

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Living With Chronic Illness

July 23, 2007

By Dennis Botts, LCSW, ACSW, Diplomate   Introduction Taking Charge of the Day:  Self- Management Managing...

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Understanding Kidney Disease

May 24, 2007

By Teri Browne, PhD, MSW, LSW   Introduction What Is Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)? The Facts About Chronic Kidney...

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Elizabeth’s Journey: A Child’s Epilepsy and the Effects on the Family

May 10, 2007

By Stacey L. Bergman, MA, MSW, LCSW   As I sat across from her (Elizabeth) during our last meeting, I realized that she is not the woman I...

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Parkinson’s Disease Services Available for Individuals and Families

July 17, 2006

By Christina Erickson, PhD, LISW Introduction Services Available / Your Options Medication Follow-Through Education...

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Sickle Cell Disease Pain Control With Children

May 3, 2006

By Natalie S. Robinson, MSW, LSW   Introduction A Disabling Pain Sickle Cell Pain Management An Increased...

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How Couples Can Keep Their Relationship Together After Their Child Is Diagnosed With a Serious Illness

August 10, 2005

By Stacey Bergman, MA, MSW, LCSW   Introduction Juggling the Marriage, Parenting, and a Child's Special Needs How the...

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How Social Workers Help People Living With Illness

March 16, 2005

By Margaret Gibelman, DSW   Quite possibly the hardest thing about adjusting to a chronic illness is this – accepting that your life isn't...

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Coping with Fibromyalgia

March 16, 2005

What Is Fibromyalgia? Where to Begin Looking for Help Stages of a Chronic Illness Resources: Step One - Be in the...

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