Psychological & Social Issues

Reviewed by Kristen E. Holm, PhD, MPH

Living with a chronic illness can be very challenging. Patients and their loved ones need to find healthy and constructive responses to the stress of living with a chronic illness. Sometimes, even with excellent coping skills and strong social support, patients and their family members may feel anxious or depressed.

Psychological and social issues include:

 

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