Category Archive: Rebecca Gray

Intimate Relationships and Chronic Illness: A literature review for counsellors and couple therapists

Rebecca M. Gray, PhD, Relationships Australia New South Wales; Toby Newton-John, PhD, University of Technology Sydney; Jamie Lee, PhD; Claire Ralfs, PhD, Relationships Australia South Australia    Abstract Emerging evidence suggests a bi-directional dynamic between chronic illness and intimate relationships. Moreover, the quality of this relationship affects the capacity of the affected person to manage their …

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Intimate Relationships and Chronic Illness: A literature review for counsellors and couple therapists

Return to Journal Articles Rebecca M. Gray, PhD, Relationships Australia New South Wales; Toby Newton-John, PhD, University of Technology Sydney; Jamie Lee, PhD; Claire Ralfs, PhD, Relationships Australia South Australia  Introduction This paper reports on findings from a scoping literature review conducted on chronic physical illness and intimate relationships, with a view to presenting a set of clinical implications for …

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