Millions of American suffer chronic illness, but what is life really like when you are chronically ill? Drawing on skillfully conducted in-depth interviews, Kathy Charmaz takes a fresh look at the experiences of people with serious chronic illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, lupus, emphysema, multiple sclerosis, and arthritis.

Good Days Bad Days 1991, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780813517117