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Wife abuse: the impact on children  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/ncfv-cnivf/familyviolence/html/femviofnfnts_e.html
Provides introductory information on the impact of wife abuse on children. Explores the scope of the problem and the links between wife assault and child abuse. (See Details)
Published: 1996
Psychiatric admissions of low-income women following abortion and childbirth  
http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/content/full/168/10/1253
Explores psychological effects of abortion on low-income women by comparing incidents of psyciatric admission between low-income women who carried pregnancies to term and those who had abortions. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Investigating psychosocial adjustment in breast cancer: a discussion paper
Discusses critical adjustment difficulties facing women with breast cancer and their families. Identifies gaps in addressing the psychosocial needs of women.
Published: 1997
Surviving cancer emotionally: learning how to heal
Provides advice on how to deal with a cancer diagnosis, how to find a coping style that's right for you, how to handle the many demands of treatment, how to learn when to ask for help, and how to survive.
Published: 2001
The sacred body: a therapist's journey
Presents the memoir of a psychoanalyst working in the field of supportive cancer care.
Published: 2002
How to ride a dragon: women with breast cancer tell their stories
Tells the stories of 22 women, their families and friends, and their struggles coming to terms with cancer.
Published: 2001
Journaling a pathway through grief
Provides the author's diary entries from the days and years following her daughter's death.
Published: 2002
Menopause and emotions
Looks at the emotional, cultural and developmental aspects of menopause. Explores how the attitudes and values of the dominant North American culture can influence both the emotional and physical experience of menopause.
Published: 1994
The wisdom of menopause: creating physical and emotional health and healing during the change
Examines the connection between menopause and a woman's emotional and spiritual life. Stresses how the choices a woman makes now either secure her health and well-being for the rest of her life, or put her future at risk.
Published: 2001
Hot flashes, warm bottles: first-time mothers over forty
Presents a guidebook that addresses the unique concerns of older first-time mothers.
Published: 2001