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Exploring Coping Skills Of Hospitalized Children: A Children’s Book Proposal

@inproceedings{Wilcox2018ExploringCS,
  title={Exploring Coping Skills Of Hospitalized Children: A Children’s Book Proposal},
  author={Lyndsay Wilcox},
  year={2018}
}
Hospitalization is not an easy challenge to face, especially for children. Hospital stays typically involve uncomfortable or painful procedures experienced in unfamiliar environments with unfamiliar people. Children may become fearful in anticipation of, or during hospital stays. Because of their developmental level, children ages 5-9 years old need effective coping skills that allow them to navigate stressors that come with hospitalization. Children ages 5-9 are especially vulnerable to… 
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