Handbook of Families and Health: Interdisciplinary Perspectives presents state-of-the-art summaries of research related to couple, marital, and family influences on health. Editors D. Russell Crane and Elaine S. Marshall, along with a distinguished group of contributors across various disciplines, bring complementary perspectives to a wide range of families and health issues. A major goal of this Handbook is to highlight common issues, concerns, and goals across diverse fields and the benefits of bringing multiple perspectives to these issues. A significant portion of the book is devoted to interventions to improve family health.

Family Development in the Face of Cancer

Family Development in the Face of Cancer

Family development in the face of cancer
KarenWeihs and MaryPoliti

The National Cancer Institute reported that 8.9 million Americans who have had cancer were alive in 1999 (American Cancer Society, 2003). The number of cancer cases has increased while the incidence of cancer mortality has declined from ...

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