A compassionate guide to physical, social, and psychological recovery after a mastectomy. Covers: surgery and its aftermath; exercises for regaining flexibility and strength; options for bras, prostheses and swimwear, including how to modify these items to suit your personal needs; treatment for phantom pain; sexuality and intimacy; reconstructive surgeries; and common psychological conditions that may follow a mastectomy and their treatments.
Living in the postmastectomy body : learning to live in and love your body again
by Zuckweiler, Becky
Hartley and Marks, Point Roberts, WA, 1998
Categories: Breast Cancer, Treatment
Subjects: Body image, Breast reconstruction, Exercise, Mastectomy, Pain management, Prostheses, Self esteem
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