Parenting and Chronic Illness

  • Barbara Dale
Part of the Basic Texts in Counselling and Psychotherapy book series (BTCP)


This chapter gives an overview of issues related to being a parent who is sick or parenting a sick child. What is rarely recognised are the problems created for parenting when an adult is sick. Substantial case examples will be provided, illustrating the value of looking beyond illness when trying to understand family patterns. The families have agreed to these accounts being included.


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© Barbara Dale 1997

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