Raising an Emotionally Healthy Child When a Parent is Sick (A Harvard Medical School Book)

Raising an Emotionally Healthy Child When a Parent is Sick (A Harvard Medical School Book)

by Paula K. Rauch, Anna C. Muriel
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Raising an Emotionally Healthy Child When a Parent is Sick (A Harvard Medical School Book) by Paula K. Rauch, Anna C. Muriel

For families with a seriously ill parent--advice on helping your children cope from two leading Harvard psychiatrists

Based on a Massachusetts General Hospital program, Raising an Emotionally Healthy Child When a Parent is Sick covers how you can address children's concerns when a parent is seriously ill, how to determine how children with different temperaments are really feeling and how to draw them out, ways to ensure the child's financial and emotional security and reassure the child that he or she will be taken care of.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071446815
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 12/21/2005
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 694,507
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Paula K. Rauch, M.D., is founder and director of the PACT program at Massachusetts General Hospital, where she also serves as chief of the Child Psychiatry Consultation Service. She is an assistant professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.

Anna C. Muriel, M.D., M.P.H., is on the PACT staff at Massachusetts General Hospital and an instructor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.

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Raising an Emotionally Healthy Child When a Parent Is Sick 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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This thoughtful, outstanding book fills an empty niche for a practical, easy to read guide for families who are facing the crisis of a parent with a serious illness. No family is prepared for the myriad challenges and decisions they will have to make. While many families seek advice from friends and professionals about whether and how to share information with their children, this book anticipates every question and grounds the answers in a sophisticated understanding of child development. This book is a must for parents who want to feel confident about their parenting at a time they themselves are overwhelmed. This book is the ideal gift for any family you know who is facing such a crisis.