Psychological & Social Issues Make an Appointment Find a Doctor Ask a Question Reviewed by Kristen E. Holm, PhD, MPH (February 09, 2017) 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: Anxiety Depression Coping Skills Social Support Giving Up Smoking Insomnia Memory & Other Cognitive Difficulties Learn about Pediatric Psychosocial Issues. Programs & Services Psychosocial & Behavioral Health Programs Our Specialists Mandy Copeland, LCSW, CAC II + × Mandy Copeland, LCSW, CAC II Division of Pediatric Behavioral Health Department of Pediatrics View Full Profile Make an Appointment Genery D. Booster, PhD + × Genery D. Booster, PhD Assistant Professor Department of Pediatrics Division of Pediatric Behavioral Health View Full Profile Make an Appointment Jennifer Moyer Darr, LCSW + × Jennifer Moyer Darr, LCSW Division of Pediatric Behavioral Health Department of Pediatrics View Full Profile Make an Appointment Kristen E. Holm, PhD, MPH + × Kristen E. Holm, PhD, MPH Assistant Professor Division of Medical, Behavioral & Community Health Department of Medicine View Full Profile Make an Appointment View all (6) doctors specializing in Psychological & Social Issues Find a Doctor Clinical Trials For more than 100 years, National Jewish Health has been committed to finding new treatments and cures for diseases. Search our clinical trials.