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What family coping strategies work best?

What family coping strategies work best?

Nancy Rosenberg, PsyD

Psychology Clinical Specialist and Director, Peer Mentor Programs, Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, Philadelphia

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It’s important for families to at some point get back to normal life.  To be able to set things up, so they have normalcy.  So again, so the disability doesn’t take over everybody 24/7.  So if someone was identifying himsel... Show More

It’s important for families to at some point get back to normal life.  To be able to set things up, so they have normalcy.  So again, so the disability doesn’t take over everybody 24/7.  So if someone was identifying himself before this as the breadwinner of the family, they should really get back to that in at least some capacity.  If somebody had a big social life, a mom, a dad, a sibling, then they should be getting back into that, gradually easing themselves back into the things that they liked doing, that they valued doing and that other people valued in them.  

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What family coping strategies work best?

Nancy Rosenberg, PsyD

Psychology Clinical Specialist and Director, Peer Mentor Programs, Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, Philadelphia

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It’s important for families to at some point get back to normal life.  To be able to set things up, so they have normalcy.  So again, so the disability doesn’t take over everybody 24/7.  So if someone was identifying himself before this as the breadwinner of the family, they should really get back to that in at least some capacity.  If somebody had a big social life, a mom, a dad, a sibling, then they should be getting back into that, gradually easing themselves back into the things that they liked doing, that they valued doing and that other people valued in them.  

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