Family relationships

Family relationships

Into a wood: speaking honestly about incest

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Anne Pierre
Edition: 
Vol 10, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article shares one woman's experience of incest through creative writing, personal narrative and research. Discusses the importance of bringing the topic of incest out of the shadows. Offers tips for survivors of incest on how to start their healing journey. 

After birth blues

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Harriet Rosenberg
Edition: 
vol 2, No. 1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1980
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article shares a conversation with Joan Robertson, a staff person at Post Partum Counselling (PPC) in Vancouver; Differentiates Baby Blues from Post Partum Depression; Discusses women and anger; Women and depression; Child abuse; Changes in relationships postpartum.


 

 

Families and eating disorders

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English
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Online
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D Blake Woodside
L Shekter-Wolfson
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National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Publication Date: 
1988, 2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Discusses the role of the family in the development, perpetuation and treatment of eating disorders.

What is the impact of HIV on families?

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English
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Paper
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Pepijn van Empelen
Publisher: 
Health Evidence Network
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Copenhagen, Denmark

Examines how HIV influences family lives and
how families deal with the disease.

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Includes bibliographical references.

The parenting book for persons with a disability

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Centre for Independent Living in Toronto
Publisher: 
Centre for Independent Living in Toronto (CILT) Inc.
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Offers practical advice and information to individuals and families as they anticipate the steps and stages in their child's life.

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ISBN 1895676320
PARE.S76 1999
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Includes bibliographical references. --- Review, Network Spring 2000: Written from the perspective of the Independent Living philosophy, this resource celebrates parenting as a viable and rewarding option for persons with a disability. It aims to provide practical advice and information to men and women with disabilities as they contemplate health promotion choices associated with pregnancy, prenatal, post-natal and parenting issues. The book is also a great source of information for health care professionals and other service providers.

Lesbian step families: an ethnography of love

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English
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Paper
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Janet M. Wright
Publisher: 
Harrington Park Press
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Binghamton, NY

Explores lesbian step families' definitions of the step parent role and how they accomplish parenting tasks, cope with homophobia, and define and interpret their experiences. Offers guidelines for counsellors and lesbian step families for creating healthy family structures and environments.

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GLBT.W75 1998
ISBN 156023928X
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Supporting teens with eating disorders: a guide for family menbers & close friends

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English
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Online
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Center for Young Women's Health, Children's Hospital Boston
Publication Date: 
1999-2005
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

Presents a guide for family members & close friends on supporting teens with eating disorders. Gives information on what you can do for meals and snacks, food preperation, on having a healthy attitude and talking with teens.

Dealing with divorce and separation: a guide for teens

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English
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Online
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Center for Young Women's Health, Children's Hospital Boston
Publication Date: 
1999-2004
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

Consists of information for teens on dealing with divorce and separation. Explains if it is normal to feel sad all the time or if you are glad about the divorce, if anything will be the same again, how you can make the situation easier for you, and how to deal with the stress.

Healthy relationships: a guide for teens

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English
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Online
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Center for Young Women's Health, Children's Hospital Boston
Publication Date: 
1999-2004
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

Explains what makes a relationship healthy, and how you know if you have a healthy relationship with someone.

Mothers in stepfather families

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English
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Online
Author: 
Erika Horwitz
Publisher: 
BC Council for Families (BCCF)
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Reviews some of the challenges that mothers in stepfather families face. Offers suggestions for women who are adapting to this role.

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