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The Post-Polio Experience: Psychological Insights and Coping Strategies for Polio Survivors and Their Families

As a clinical psychologist in New York City, the author specializes in helping individuals and families cope with medical illnesses and physical disabilities. She has been working with polio survivors for over 20 years. This very readable book includes guidelines for coping with emotional and psychological aspects of PPS: managing stress and depression; negotiating family and friend relationships; improving doctor and patient communications and maintaining a positive self-image.


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