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ACCESS Manual for Managing Physical and Emotional Issues of Chronic Illness Clinician Manual
Name: ACCESS Manual for Managing Physical and Emotional Issues of Chronic Illness Clinician Manual
Description: This therapist guide and patient workbook are products of the Adjusting to Chronic Conditions with Education, Support and Skills (ACCESS) research study examining the effectiveness and implementation of a psychosocial intervention to address the physical and emotional issues faced by chronically ill patients. ACCESS involves six active treatment sessions (weekly meetings of 45-60 minutes for session 1, and 30-45 minutes for sessions 2-6). Content in sessions 3-6 is flexible, allowing the flexibility to spend more than one session on focused skills, as needed. Follow-up booster sessions (10-to15-minute phone calls) are used to help solidify changes over time. The length of the total treatment (active treatment and boosters) is 16 weeks. Developed by Jeffrey A. Cully, PhD; Melinda A. Stanley, PhD; Michael R. Kauth, PhD; Aanand Naik, MD; & Mark E. Kunik, MD; Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX.
VISN 16: South Central VA MIRECC
Contact to order product: South Central MIRECC Education Core
Product URL: https://www.mirecc.va.gov/visn16/docs/ACCESS_Clinician_Manual.pdf
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