Search Resources (English): Psychological well-being

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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
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
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