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The Stanford Patient Education Research Center staff has developed a range of educational materials for use by both consumers and health professionals. Most of the consumer materials were developed to serve as companions to the patient education programs we have developed.

Books

Living a Healthy Life With Chronic Conditions; 4th Edition: Self-Management of Heart Disease, Arthritis, Diabetes, Depression, Asthma, Bronchitis, Emphysema & Other Physical & Mental Health Conditions. by Kate Lorig RN DrPH, Halsted Holman MD, David Sobel MD MPH, Diana Laurent MPH, Virginia González MPH, and Marian Minor RPT PhD. Bull Publishing, 2012.

Link to Publisher's site for Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions book
A complete guide for those living with chronic physical and mental conditions, this book was developed as a companion resource to the Chronic Disease Self-Management and Diabetes Self-Management workshops. Available at book stores or from the publisher (quantity discounts available).

An audio verision and ebook are also available.

Bull Publishing Company    order online
PO Box 1377 • Boulder CO 80306 USA
Call toll free: 1-800-676-2855 • FAX: (303) 545-6354

Chronic Pain Self-Management Program Workbook with Moving Easy CDby Sandra M LeFort and Lisa Webster. Bull Publishing, 2013.

Link to Publisher's site for Chronic Pain Self-Management Program Workbook
A workbook and audio CD for participants in the Chronic Pain Self-Management Program. Available from the publisher (quantity discounts available).
Bull Publishing Company    order online
PO Box 1377 • Boulder CO 80306 USA
Call toll free: 1-800-676-2855 • FAX: (303) 545-6354

 

link to publisher's site for the Arthritis Helpbook

The Arthritis Helpbook; 6th Edition. by Kate Lorig RN DrPH and James F Fries MD. Da Capo Press, 2006.

The world's leading guide to coping with arthritis and fibromyalgia pain, this book has been used by more than 500,000 readers over 15 years. This is the companion resource to the Arthritis Foundation's Arthritis Self-Help Course. Available at book stores or from the Arthritis Foundation

 

Living Well with HIV & AIDS; 3rd Edition. by Allen L Gifford MD, Kate Lorig RN DrPH, Diana Laurent MPH and Virginia González MPH. Bull Publishing Company, 2005.

link to publisher's site for Living Well With HIV & AIDS bookThis book was written to help people with HIV and AIDS to overcome the day-to-day physical and emotional problems caused by HIV disease and to work with their medical team to make themselves as strong and healthy as they can be. This is the companion resource to the Positive Self-Management Program. Available at book stores or from the publisher (quantity discounts available):
Bull Publishing Company     order online
PO Box 1377 • Boulder CO 80306 USA
Call toll free: 1-800-676-2855 • FAX: (303) 545-6354

The Back Pain Helpbook. by James Moore, Kate Lorig, Michael Von Korff, Virginia González, and Diana Laurent. Perseus Books, 1999.

A self-care program for better living, The Back Pain Helpbook includes mind-body methods for relaxation such as breathing and meditation techniques, strategies for combating the depression and fear that often accompany chronic pain, a comprehensive program for fitness including strengthening and stretching exercises, recommendations for prescription and over-the-counter drugs to ease back pain, advice for when to see your doctor and how to get the most out of those visits, tips for engaging in daily activities from sleeping to working to sex, and guidelines for avoiding flare-ups or managing them when they occur. Available at book stores.
link to publisher's site for Outcome Measures book

Outcome Measures for Health Education and other Health Care Interventions. by Kate Lorig, Anita Stewart, Philip Ritter, Virginia González, Diana Laurent and John Lynch. SAGE Publications, 1996.

Designed for professionals and students in nursing, health education, and the health/medical sciences. This book provides over 50 self-administered scales for measuring health behaviors, health status, self-efficacy, and health care utilization, including Spanish translations for many of them. Measures used in the original Chronic Disease Self-Management Study are the foundation for this book, but other useful scales are included in the appendices. Available from the publisher, SAGE Publications:
SAGE Publications, Inc.
PO Box 5084 • Thousand Oaks CA 91359-9924 USA
Phone: (805) 499-0721 • FAX: (805) 499-0871

Multimedia Kits

The Arthritis Toolkit. Bull Publishing Company, 2008.

Link to Publisher's site for Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions bookAn integrated package of print and electronic media that will help anyone with arthritis, using tools from a proven program. The Kit includes the basic building blocks for each individual to use in constructing a personal approach to the management of the disease through exercise, pain management, and relaxation. It encourages goal-setting, action-planning, proactive thinking and acting ahead. Each kit contains: The Arthritis Helpbook, Information Sheets briefly describing common problems and helpful solutions, Self-Test that helps individuals identify the elements and set priorities for a personal self-management plan, Action Plan description with instruction and examples for developing unique plan, Exercise Action Plan with hints and instruction on use of the other exercise and activity materials, Relaxation CD and Exercise CDs. Available from Bull Publishing (quantity discounts available):
Bull Publishing Company     order online
PO Box 1377 • Boulder CO 80306 USA
Call toll free: 1-800-676-2855 • FAX: (303) 545-6354

Audio Tapes/CDs

Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions, 4th Edition (unabridged version; audio book). An unabridged audio CD of the book. Bull Publishing Company, 2012 .

Image of Living A Health Life with Chronic Conditions Audio Book - link to publisherThis audio book comes in the form of a CD set. Available from Bull Publishing (quantity discounts available):
Bull Publishing Company     order online
PO Box 1377 • Boulder CO 80306 USA
Call toll free: 1-800-676-2855 • FAX: (303) 545-6354

Relaxation for Mind and Body. A CD for use at home and in the classroom. Two body scan exercises and two guided imagery exercises with the voices of Catherine Regan PhD and Rick Seidel PhD. Bull Publishing Company, 2012.

link to publisher's site for Relaxation for Mind and Body CDBrief Body Scan (7 minutes) and the Long Body Scan (20 minutes) help you achieve deep muscular relaxation and releases tension; it also quiets the mind and emotions. The Brief Body Scan is to be used in the Chronic Disease Self-Management classroom. Guided Imagery–A Walk in the Country (16 minutes) and A Walk on the Beach (17 minutes) use the imagination to travel to a pleasant place and time, helping you to achieve total relaxation and heightened self-awareness. This CD is used by participants in the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, the Positive Self-Management Program, and the Arthritis Self-Help Workshop. Available from Bull Publishing as a CD (quantity discounts available):
Bull Publishing Company     order online
PO Box 1377 • Boulder CO 80306 USA
Call toll free: 1-800-676-2855 • FAX: (303) 545-6354

Exercise! Arthritis Self-Management CD. Two-disc set of audio CDs containing exercise routines, narrated by Karl Knopf with music. Bull Publishing Company, 2007.

Includes exercises for all fitness levels and is not just for arthritis. Available from Bull Publishing Company (quantity discounts available):
Bull Publishing Company     order online
PO Box 1377 • Boulder CO 80306 USA
Call toll free: 1-800-676-2855 • FAX: (303) 545-6354

Video Tapes/DVDs

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (Provider Version). Kaiser Permanente, 2002.

This 12-minute VHS or DVD video, designed to introduce the CDSMP to providers, includes footage of actual classes and leaders' trainings, with commentary by professionals. Available from Bull Publishing Company (quantity discounts available):
Bull Publishing Company     order online
PO Box 1377 • Boulder CO 80306 USA
Call toll free: 1-800-676-2855 • FAX: (303) 545-6354

Healthier Living: Managing Ongoing Health Conditions. Kaiser Permanente, 2002. $20.00 US

This 10-minute VHS or DVD video, designed to introduce patients to the Chronic Disease Self-Management Programe, includes footage of actual classes with commentary. Available from Bull Publishing Company (quantity discounts available):
Bull Publishing Company     order online
PO Box 1377 • Boulder CO 80306 USA
Call toll free: 1-800-676-2855 • FAX: (303) 545-6354

Materials for International Use

Link to Publisher's site for Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions bookLiving a Healthy Life With Chronic Conditions; Canadian 4th Edition /strong>: Self-Management of Heart Disease, Arthritis, Diabetes, Depression, Asthma, Bronchitis, Emphysema & Other Physical & Mental Health Conditions. by Kate Lorig RN DrPH, Halsted Holman MD, David Sobel MD MPH, Diana Laurent MPH, Virginia González MPH, and Marian Minor RPT PhD. Bull Publishing, 2012.

A complete guide for those living with chronic physical and mental conditions, this book was developed as a companion resource to the Chronic Disease Self-Management and Diabetes Self-Management workshops. Available at book stores or from the publisher (quantity discounts available).

An audio verision and ebook are also available.

Bull Publishing Company    order online
PO Box 1377 • Boulder CO 80306 USA
Call toll free: 1-800-676-2855 • FAX: (303) 545-6354

Link to Publisher's site for French Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions bookVivre en santé avec une maladie chronique, 3rd edition: Pour des problèmes de santé physique ou mentale de longue durée. by Kate Lorig RN DrPH, Halsted Holman MD, David Sobel MD, Diana Laurent MPH, Virginia González MPH, and Marian Minor RPT PhD. Bull Publishing, 2007.

The French version of the Living a Healthy Life book. A complete guide for those living with chronic diseases, this book was developed as a companion resource to the French Chronic Disease Self-Management Course. Available at book stores or from the publisher (quantity discounts available).
Bull Publishing Company      order online
PO Box 1377 • Boulder CO 80306 USA
Call toll free: 1-800-676-2855 • FAX: (303) 545-6354

Link to order form for Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions book in traditional ChineseLiving a Healthy Life With Chronic Conditions (Traditional Chinese 2nd Edition) (Self-Management of Heart Disease, Arthritis, Stroke, Diabetes, Asthma, Bronchitis, Emphysema & Others). by Kate Lorig RN DrPH, Halsted Holman MD, David Sobel MD, Diana Laurent MPH, Virginia González MPH, and Marian Minor RPT PhD, 2009. $14.00 US.

A complete guide for those living with chronic diseases, this book was developed as a companion resource to the Chronic Disease Self-Management Course in China and Hong Kong. Available from the Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation, Order form (quantity discounts available).

Living a Healthy Life With Chronic Conditions (Japanese Edition: Mansei Sikkan Jikokanri Gaidance: Kanjya no positive life o enjyo suru). by Kate Lorig RN DrPH, Halsted Holman MD, David Sobel MD, Diana Laurent MPH, Virginia González MPH, and Marian Minor RPT PhD; Fusae Kondo, translator; 2002. Publisher: Nippon Kango Kyokai Shuppankai. Phone 03-3407-7969, www.jnapc.co.jp; ISBN #: 4-8180-0873-7, 2900 yen.

Living a Healthy Life With Chronic Conditions (Korean Edition). by Kate Lorig RN DrPH, Halsted Holman MD, David Sobel MD, Diana Laurent MPH, Virginia González MPH, and Marian Minor RPT PhD. Publisher: Koonja Publishing Inc., 3rd Floor Dongwon Bldg, 112-1 Inui-dong, Jongro-gu, Seoul 110-717, Korea. Phone Kate Cho, soda2542@koonja.co.kr, phone 822-762-9194, fax 822-764-0209.

Self-management of Long-term Health Conditions (UK Edition). by Kate Lorig RN DrPH, Halsted Holman MD, David Sobel MD, Diana Laurent MPH, Virginia González MPH, and Marian Minor RPT PhD. Gazelle Book Services: http://gazellebookservices.co.uk

Link to Publisher's site for Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions bookLiving a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions (Canadian Edition). by Kate Lorig RN DrPH, Halsted Holman MD, David Sobel MD, Diana Laurent MPH, Virginia González MPH, and Marian Minor RPT PhD. Independent Publishers Group: (800) 888-4741.

Bull Publishing Company    (order online)
PO Box 1377 • Boulder CO 80306 USA
Call toll free: 1-800-676-2855 • FAX: (303) 545-6354

Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions (Welsh Edition). by Kate Lorig RN DrPH, Halsted Holman MD, David Sobel MD, Diana Laurent MPH, Virginia González MPH, and Marian Minor RPT PhD. Welsh Assembly Government; Quality, Standards & Safety Improvement Directorate; Phone: 029 2982 6526; healther.owens@wales.gsi.gov.uk

Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions (Swedish Edition). by Kate Lorig RN DrPH, Halsted Holman MD, David Sobel MD, Diana Laurent MPH, Virginia González MPH, and Marian Minor RPT PhD. Contact Birgitta Lundberg birgitta.lundberg@ltblekinge.se

Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions (Norwegian Edition). by Kate Lorig RN DrPH, Halsted Holman MD, David Sobel MD, Diana Laurent MPH, Virginia González MPH, and Marian Minor RPT PhD. Contact Sykehuset Ostfold, phone: 69 86 00 00.

Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions (Danish Edition). by Kate Lorig RN DrPH, Halsted Holman MD, David Sobel MD, Diana Laurent MPH, Virginia González MPH, and Marian Minor RPT PhD. Contact Komiteen for Sundhedsoplysning, Classensgade 71, 5., 2100 Kbenhavn 0

Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions (Dutch Edition). by Kate Lorig RN DrPH, Halsted Holman MD, David Sobel MD, Diana Laurent MPH, Virginia González MPH, and Marian Minor RPT PhD. Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen.

Time for Healing: Relaxation for Mind and Body (Chinese Version) Audio CD . Condensed versions of the above two relaxation exercises for Cantonese and Mandarin-speakers. Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation, 2003. $7.00 US

Includes condensed versions of the Progressive Muscle Relaxation and Guided Imagery exercises in Cantonese and Mandarin on one CD (Asia Pacific formatting only). This tape is used by leaders and facilitators in the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program to play in class. Available from Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation, Order form.

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