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Siblings of children with life-threatening illness

Lesley Amita Jensen

Siblings of children with life-threatening illness

an assessment of psychological reactions and an approach to treatment

by Lesley Amita Jensen

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Lesley Amita Jensen.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 85/4095 (B)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxii, 306 leaves.
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2690604M
LC Control Number85892088

In , over million children died globally, and children died in Singapore. Chronic illnesses are prevalent causes of child mortality around the world. Despite growing research that examines the lived experience of parents bereaved by their child’s chronic life-threatening illness, there is no such study within the Asian context. To bridge this knowledge gap, meaning-oriented.   Parenting can be difficult enough if your child is healthy, but if they have a mental illness it can be life-altering. My son was 11 years old when he told me that life was not worth living. The psychosocial functioning of 10 siblings of children with chronic life-threatening illness and their parents was compared with 10 healthy matched controls. The main differences found were in family relationships, with the index siblings expressing more negative emotion in relation to their fathers than controls, index mothers being less involved in social activities and index fathers being Cited by:


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The focus through tr eatment is. Furthermore, it appears that, among members of families who have a child with a life-threatening illness, it is the siblings who suffer the most in terms of quality of life, and whose emotional. Armfuls of Time eloquently portrays the psychological experience of such children, who are irreversibly changed from the moment of diagnosis.

How they live with life-threatening illness is the subject of this remarkable book. Barbara M. Sourkes specializes in psychotherapy with children with cancer and other serious by: The Private Worlds of Dying Children, Bluebond-Langner's previous book, now considered a classic in the field, explored the world of terminally ill children.

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One of my friends recently expressed gratitude for "life scouts" in his life—he wasn't talking about an official scouting program, rather about his siblings, who had gone before and "scouted" out life for him, so that he had a little more information when his turn came along.

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