The Sick Self: A Personal Reflection

  • Elizabeth StellhornEmail author


On an icy day in February 2015, my orthopedist called me about an MRI done hours before for some troubling back pain I’d experienced for months. In one sentence, he plunged me into the ultimate alien territory: “Your MRI shows evidence of cancer in the [back] bones.”

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.LCSW-C, private praacticeSilver SpringUSA

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