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Fifty things NOT to say to chronically ill people

Hamilton, Odessa (2022) Fifty things NOT to say to chronically ill people. LSE Business Review (13 May 2022). Blog Entry.

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Knowing what to say and how to support those around us who are chronically ill can be a challenge, particularly when we ourselves do not understand their plight and carry misconceived ideas about chronic illness, whether it be of a physical or mental nature. The way we react can affect the person’s ability to thrive at work and establish meaningful relationships with colleagues. Odessa Hamilton led an informal survey with a diverse group of people experiencing chronic illness and pooled together a list of comments, some reported as coming from even the most well-intentioned acquaintances.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2022 The Author
Divisions: Psychological and Behavioural Science
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 06 Sep 2022 23:26
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2022 23:26

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