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73 The Changing Body in People with Advanced, Incurable Disease and its Impact on Self
  1. Salli Jeynes, Director of Education and
  2. Kathryn Kinmond, Senior Lecturer in Psychology
  1. Manchester Metropolitan University, Cheshire Hospice Education, Cheshire

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Introduction: Some authors make links between the destructive effects of disease on the body and self-concept, particularly in relation to those with a cancer diagnosis. However, their research often relates to the acute (active treatment) phase of the illness, rather than the end of life, where the impact of such changes on a dying person’s sense of self is not …

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