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Book discusses the latest research, including brain scans that show changes in the brain's structure and function that could explain the "crazy" behavior exhibited by youth. In addition to reviewing various research projects around the country, the author also includes discussions with both parents…
The moment when Patty Dann's husband was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, she felt as though the ground had dropped beneath her. Her grief, however, was immediately interrupted by the realization that she would have to tell their three-year-old son, Jake, that his father was dying. The prognos…
Addresses a wide range of issues, including after-effects of treatment; relating to friends and family; helping children deal with a parent’s cancer; and the practicalities of living wills and insurance.
This handout has been divided into 3 parts to help you know about: ; 1. The physical changes you may experience after giving birth and how to take care of yourself; ; 2. The feelings you may have and things to do that may help; ; 3. Who and when to call for help once you are home.
Twins are nature's living laboratories. Through them we are able to uncover new information concerning the genetic and environmental factors affecting who we are. Studies using identical and fraternal twins hold the keys to understanding our intellectual abilities, personality traits, social attitu…
Provides consumer health information about living with cancer after diagnosis, making cancer care decisions, coping with complications of treatment, and maintaining wellness after treatment. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources. ; Table of contents: ; Part I If Your Doctor…
Daniel Goleman has written a groundbreaking synthesis of the latest findings in biology and brain science, revealing that we are ?wired to connect? and the surprisingly deep impact of our relationships on every aspect of our lives. Far more than we are consciously aware, our daily encounters with p…
The hours, days, and months following a stillbirth or newborn loss can be especially difficult. It is important to care for yourself despite your grief. Managing your breast milk will help you feel comfortable. You may choose to donate your milk, or to dry it up. This handout explains how to do bot…
Offers advice and information to parents about grief after one year has passed after the death of a child. Includes information on emotional and physical health.
Full conference information obtained from the Annual cancer conference program and abstracts. See ID# 15548. (QZ200 B366 2006)
Drawing on the personal testimonials and accounts of survivors, the authors offer advice on what comes after the cure, including physical, emotional, and psychosocial problems; employment discrimination; insurance difficulties; and biomedical issues related to treatment such as fertility.
Contents: ; Children's grief-why it's unique -- Companioning children through grief -- When a parent dies -- When a sibling dies -- When a grandparent dies -- When a pet dies -- When a friend or classmate dies -- When someone dies by suicide -- When someone dies by homicide or manslaughter -- When …
From one of Canada`s best sexual-health writer and teacher comes a book that provides clear and reassuring answers for young children who have questions about their bodies.
This book intends to help parents of explosive children answer the question: "Why does my child act like this?". The author identifies the eleven most common causes of explosions and tailors treatment strategies to address the underlying cause of the behaviour.
Offers hope and practical advice for working through the physical and psychological issues associated with living with cancer and mastering the intricacies of the healthcare system.
Living and dying ; Death does not exist ; Life, death, and life after death ; Death of a parent
Tells the story of Sara, who has good reason to be upset. Sara's parents have moved to a new neighbourhood, and she had trouble adjusting to her new school. Her grandmother become ill and moved into her home. Her mother is preoccupied and Sara is getting less attention. Fortunately, Sara gets the h…
With the help of her mother and neighbor Mrs. Cooper, Samantha Jane is able to talk about how sad she is since her father died and to find ways to remember him, and then she begins to feel better. ; Recommended for "Ages 4-8" on back cover.