Psychological well-being

Psychological well-being

Menopause and emotions

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Lafern Page
Publisher: 
Primavera Press
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

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.

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ISBN 0969787405
MENO.P34 1994
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The wisdom of menopause: creating physical and emotional health and healing during the change

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Christiane Northrup
Publisher: 
Bantam Books
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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.

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ISBN 055380121X
MENO.N67 2001
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Hot flashes, warm bottles: first-time mothers over forty

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Nancy London
Publisher: 
Celestial Arts
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Berkeley, CA

Presents a guidebook that addresses the unique concerns of older first-time mothers.

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ISBN 0890879710
MOTH.L66 2001
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Misconceptions: truth, lies, and the unexpected on the journey to motherhood

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Naomi Wolf
Publisher: 
Doubleday
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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.

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ISBN 0385493029
MOTH.W65 2001
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Includes bibliographical references.

Journaling a pathway through grief

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English
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Paper
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Wendy Dean
Publisher: 
Key Porter Books
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides the author's diary entries from the days and years following her daughter's death.

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ISBN 1552634418
MENH.D43 2002
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Includes index.

How to ride a dragon: women with breast cancer tell their stories

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Michelle Tocher
Publisher: 
Key Porter Books
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Tells the stories of 22 women, their families and friends, and their struggles coming to terms with cancer.

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BREC.T63 2001
ISBN 1552633977
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Includes bibliographical references.

Surviving cancer emotionally: learning how to heal

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Roger Granet
Publisher: 
John Wiley & Sons
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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.

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CANC.G73 2001
ISBN 047138741X
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Includes index.

The sacred body: a therapist's journey

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Mavis Carole Himes
Publisher: 
Stoddard Publishing Co., Ltd.
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents the memoir of a psychoanalyst working in the field of supportive cancer care.

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CANC.H56 2002
ISBN 0773762760
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Includes bibliographical references.

Investigating psychosocial adjustment in breast cancer: a discussion paper

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Diane Irvine
Lillie Lum
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses critical adjustment difficulties facing women with breast cancer and their families. Identifies gaps in addressing the psychosocial needs of women.

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BREC.I78 1997
ISBN 066224978X

Psychiatric admissions of low-income women following abortion and childbirth

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
David C. Reardon
Jesse R. Cougle
Vincent M. Rue
Martha W. Shuping
Priscilla K. Coleman
Philip G. Ney
Publisher: 
Canadian Medical Association Journal
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

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.

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Includes bibliographical references.
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