Medicine And The Media

Helping Children with Ill or Disabled Parents

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7075.237 (Published 18 January 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:237
  1. Anna Sharma
  1. consultant in paediatrics and child health, Central Middlesex Hospital and Parkside Health NHS Trust

    Julia Segal, John Simkins /Jessica Kingsley Publishers, £14.95, pp 244 /ISBN 1 85302 409 0

    Incorporating a wealth of first hand experience, this book sets out what happens to children when their parents are too ill or disabled to parent in the imperfect, guilt ridden way of other parents. Physical as well as mental illness is encompassed in this book-being brought up by parents whose state of mind …

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