publication . Thesis . 2004

Counselling/psychotherapy and older people in medical settings.

Trethewey-Spurgeon, Celia.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2004
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This study explores the nature of the need for counselling/psychotherapy for older people who suffer a debilitating physical injury or illness. This topic is investigated within a medical setting where the emphasis is on physical rehabilitation. The relevance of this inquiry is highlighted by the paucity of literature about the individual impact of such an event and the need for counselling/psychotherapy in these situations. Theories, on the ageing process, the body, and the self, are used to develop an analysis of the material. The suitability of a research method is considered, with particular reference to inquiring into a contemporary phenomenon within a real...
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