Experiencing a change! ! Seeking Getting Finding a Having Optimizing Living ! diagnosis! diagnosis Making plan! symptoms! & adjusting! with it! (that you believe)! sense of it! DO WANT & NEED THINK & FEEL - Identity has shifted - Need less information - Mostly acceptance - Some: help others & support - Depression - Some: info-browsing - Adjust to the new - Lingering fear - Fewer MD visits normal - Resigned…or hopeful - MD conversations: - “It could be worse” how are you? - Less tracking - New Dx may become focus THIS EXAMPLE IS © 2012 PATIENTSLIKEME.Proprietary & Conﬁdential!© 2012 PATIENTSLIKEME. USED WITH PERMISSION. USED WITH PERMISSION.