What to Expect When You're Adopting...: A Practical Guide to the Decisions and Emotions Involved in Adoption

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Psychiatrist Ian Palmer leads parents through the stages and emotional aspects of the adoption process, offering realistic yet sensitive advice, and also addresses the issues of single-parent adopting, infertility and the option of remaining childless.

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Dr Ian Palmer is very well placed to look at the psychological and emotional issues relating to adoption as he has the benefit of not only being adopted, but also of being a psychiatrist with particular interest in family medicine and psychological trauma. Ian has wide experience of dealing with individuals and couples attempting to deal with difficult experiences and decisions, including going through the ordeal of IVF and those contemplating adoption.

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"A clear and encouraging guide to adoption, full of understanding and warmth - like having someone hold your hand right through a challenging, and hopefully rewarding, process" Kate Adie "a helpful introduction to the adoption process" Jonathan Pearce, Director, Adoption UK

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