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Cancer in our family: helping children cope with a parent's illness

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American Cancer Society,
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2nd ed.
A parent's cancer diagnosis can be extremely stressful for children, whether they're toddlers or teenagers, and this helpful, calming guide teaches parents how to talk to children and help allay their fears. With expert advice on the latest psychosocial approaches to helping children cope, this guide helps parents teach children about the diagosis, treatment, potential recurrences of the illness, and terminal illness. It offers a chapter on understanding psychosocial support services and how to use them. An illustrated activity section is also included and helps even the youngest children record their thoughts and feelings so they can learn how to navigate through this emotional time.
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Full title cancer in our family helping children cope with a parents illness
Author heiney sue p
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Last Update 2017-12-19 00:02:15AM
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subject_facet Cancer -- Patients -- Family relationships, Cancer -- Psychological aspects, Children of cancer patients
title_display Cancer in our family : helping children cope with a parent's illness
title_full Cancer in our family : helping children cope with a parent's illness / Sue P. Heiney, Joan F. Hermann
title_short Cancer in our family :
title_sub helping children cope with a parent's illness
topic_facet Cancer, Children of cancer patients, Family relationships, Patients, Psychological aspects