Coping With a Terminal Illness: 17 Tips
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Primary Changes: Updated for readability and clarity. Reviewed and added relevant resources. Added “Understanding Anticipatory Grief”, “Helping a Loved One Cope With a Terminal Illness”, and six new tips to “17 Tips for Coping With Terminal Illness”. New material written by Nicole Arzt, LMFT and reviewed by Kristen Fuller, MD.
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Reviewer: Rajy Abulhosn, MD