Author Gwendoline Smith is a Clinical Psychologist from Auckland who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009. In this book she provides support and information on the physical, emotional and psychological experiences of breast cancer. Includes diagnosis, treatment, who to tell and how, lesbian relationships, children, mental health issues and the benefits of humour in

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This book has been compiled primarily for use by people in rural and remote areas. It aims to provide an additional resource for prevention, early detection, intervention, self-help, and education in relation to some common mental health issues and mental disorders. [Introduction, ]

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When Geelong author Sue Mackey had her own personal experience of triple-negative breast cancer she used positive psychology strategies to help her cope. Here she shares these strategies including stress management, controlling thoughts, dealing with fear and adopting gratitude. Easy to read, with lots of practical advice.

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Written by psychologist who has had a diagnosis of breast cancer herself, the book provides practical ideas to help support people through all stages of the cancer experience. By Dr Cordelia Galgut.

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'The Cancer Survivor's Companion – Practical ways to cope with your feelings after cancer'. (full title) ' The Cancer Survivor's Companion will help you to deal with the emotional fallout of cancer, whether its days, months or years since your treatment ended. It is packed with reassurance, understanding and simple, practical ways to tackle key

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The book's author Stephen Joseph has worked with survivors of trauma and sufferers of post traumatic stress. In this book he boldly challenges current notions about trauma and its aftermath, and how people can navigate change and adversity to find new meaning and purpose in life.

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Julie Wentworth is an author, musician, yoga teacher and cancer survivor. Yoga entered her life in a profound way after a quantum leap in healing during her own experience of cancer. This is a relaxation CD which can be listened to in the quiet of your own home.

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