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Patricia Benner, Susan Janson-Bjerklie, Sandra Ferketich & Gay Becker

In: Interpretive Phenomenology: Embodiment, Caring, and Ethics in Health and Illness

Chapter 12: Moral Dimensions of Living with a Chronic Illness: Autonomy, Responsibility, and the Limits of Control

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Moral Dimensions of Living with a Chronic Illness: Autonomy, Responsibility, and the Limits of Control
Moral dimensions of living with a chronic illness: Autonomy, responsibility, and the limits of control
PatriciaBennerSusanJanson-BjerklieSandraFerketichGayBecker

Asthma was a kind of neurotic, sissy…. [An asthmatic was] a weak person. “It's a weakness, not a disease, it's a weakness. It comes from emotions and it comes from maladjustment. It can also come from being too locked in on yourself. You're too concerned with yourself, you're emotionally immature in that you are unable to deal with your emotions. You allow them to get out of hand. You give in to them. You give in to yourself.” … Then, of course, the great one, one of my brothers was real big on this one. “You ...

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