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Armfuls of time (1995)

£13.99

Product description

Routledge 1995. Paperback in excellent condition - some very light marking/ fading to cover. Owners name in ink on inside front cover otherwise book is as new.
'I just wish I had armfuls of time.' These are the poignant words of a four year old facing a life-threatening illness. Armfuls of Time eloquently portrays the psychological experience of such children, who are irreversibly changed from the moment of diagnosis. Barbara M. Sourkes, Ph.D. describes how she works with these children, using drawings, soft toys and dolls, stories and real medical objects, to allow them to communicate their feelings about the treatment they undergo, their relationship with their families, their experience of the illness and living with the threat of loss. Making extensive use of the words of children, offering astute interpretations and sound practical advice, this is a book that will be welcomed by all those concerned with the care of children with life-threatening illnesses.

Item details

Author(s):
Barbara M. Sourkes
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
13.8cm by 21.5cm by 1.2cm
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0415132932
ISBN-13:
9780415132930
Number of pages:
187
Publisher:
Routledge
Title:
Armfuls of time

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Routledge 1995. Paperback in excellent condition - some very light marking/ fading to cover. Owners name in ink on inside front cover otherwise book is as new.
'I just wish I had armfuls of time.' These are the poignant words of a four year old facing a life-threatening illness. Armfuls of Time eloquently portrays the psychological experience of such children, who are irreversibly changed from the moment of diagnosis. Barbara M. Sourkes, Ph.D. describes how she works with these children, using drawings, soft toys and dolls, stories and real medical objects, to allow them to communicate their feelings about the treatment they undergo, their relationship with their families, their experience of the illness and living with the threat of loss. Making extensive use of the words of children, offering astute interpretations and sound practical advice, this is a book that will be welcomed by all those concerned with the care of children with life-threatening illnesses.

Author(s):
Barbara M. Sourkes
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
13.8cm by 21.5cm by 1.2cm
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0415132932
ISBN-13:
9780415132930
Number of pages:
187
Publisher:
Routledge
Title:
Armfuls of time

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