Children 3–5 Years of Age: Themes

Grace Hyslop Christ

in Healing Children's Grief

Published in print September 2000 | ISBN: 9780195105919
Published online April 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199893973 | DOI:
Children 3–5 Years of Age: Themes

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This chapter describes the impact of terminal cancer on the lives of 18 children — 11 girls and 7 boys — aged 3 to 5 years. They came from 18 families, and their surviving parents were 15 mothers and 3 fathers. Recommendations for professionals and caregivers are provided.

Keywords: preschool children; bereavement; bereaved children; death; surviving parents; families

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