Family Crises (Emotional Health Issues)

Author(s): Jillian Powell

Social Issues | Health and Nutrition

The titles in this series discuss many of the difficult issues and problems young people may encounter which threaten the balance of their emotional health and well-being. This book looks at the many different forms that a family can take and examines the social changes that have had an effect on family life and its traditional support systems. It describes how crises such as illness, bereavement, debt, divorce and domestic violence can threaten the stability and well-being of family members. It offers advice on strategies for surviving family crises and suggests ways in which family life can be strengthened.



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Jillian Powell has an MA in English from Cambridge University and an M.Phil in Art History from the Courtauld Institute, London. She is an experienced writer of children's fiction and non-fiction, and has written on many health and social issues on topics such as family break-up, bullying, drugs and alcohol, self-esteem and disability.

Introduction Changing lifestyles Family breakup Bereavement Illness and disability Family troubles Child runaways Taking control Glossary Further information Index

General Fields

  • : 9780750279246
  • : Hachette Children's Books
  • : Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
  • : 0.19
  • : February 2013
  • : 250mm X 190mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jillian Powell
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 362.82
  • : 48
  • : col. ill