Search Resources (English): Psychological well-being

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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
An unexpected journey: women's voices of hope after breast cancer
Relates the experiences of women diagnosed with breast cancer and shows others in the same situation how to go past the shock of the initial diagnosis and find balance in their lives and hope for the future.
Published: 1998
Misconceptions: truth, lies, and the unexpected on the journey to motherhood
Examines the hidden costs and vested interests surrounding pregnancy and birth. Illustrates the conflicting feelings of inadequacy, fragility, and anger that so many women experience along with their sense of anticipation and joy.
Published: 2001
Wife abuse: the impact on children
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
What to expect when you're experiencing infertility: how to cope with the emotional crisis and survive it
Provides information to lead the reader dealing with infertility from the crisis phase to acceptance to resolution to the epilogue.
Published: 1998
Psychiatric admissions of low-income women following abortion and childbirth
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