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The Resource The burden of sympathy : how families cope with mental illness, David A. Karp, (electronic resource)

The burden of sympathy : how families cope with mental illness, David A. Karp, (electronic resource)

Label
The burden of sympathy : how families cope with mental illness
Title
The burden of sympathy
Title remainder
how families cope with mental illness
Statement of responsibility
David A. Karp
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this vivid and thoughtful study, David Karp chronicles the experiences of the family members of the mentally ill, and how they draw "boundaries of sympathy" to avoid being engulfed by the day-to-day suffering of a loved one. Working from sixty extensive interviews, the author reveals striking similarities in the experiences of caregivers: the feelings of shame, fear, guilt and powerlessness in the face of a socially stigmatized illness; the frustration of navigating the complex network of bureaucracies that govern the mental health system; and most of all, the difficulty negotiati
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Karp, David Allen
Dewey number
362.20422
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mentally ill
  • Mentally ill
  • Caregivers
Label
The burden of sympathy : how families cope with mental illness, David A. Karp, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; ONE: Illness and Obligation; TWO: Bearing Responsibility; THREE: Managing Emotions; FOUR: Family Ties; FIVE: The Four Cs; SIX: Surviving the System; SEVEN: Caring in Postmodern America; NOTES; REFERENCES; INDEX
Control code
ocn428979632
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (334 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780198028703
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)428979632
Label
The burden of sympathy : how families cope with mental illness, David A. Karp, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; ONE: Illness and Obligation; TWO: Bearing Responsibility; THREE: Managing Emotions; FOUR: Family Ties; FIVE: The Four Cs; SIX: Surviving the System; SEVEN: Caring in Postmodern America; NOTES; REFERENCES; INDEX
Control code
ocn428979632
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (334 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780198028703
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)428979632

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