By Jennifer Warner
Rather than letting fear and anxiety restrict your life choices and leave
you in a rut, experts say you can look at a midlife crisis as an opportunity
for personal growth.
Linda Sapadin, author of Master Your Fears: How to Triumph over Your Worries
and Get on with Your Life, recommends these steps for using a midlife crisis to
Do one gutsy thing. Do something despite feeling uncomfortable or fearful
about it. "That's one way to move outside of your comfort...
An injury cannot be explained or does not match
Repeated injuries occur.
change for how an injury happened.
You may feel uneasy if your health professional brings up the issue
of abuse. Health care providers have a professional duty and legal obligation
to evaluate the possibility of abuse. It is important to consider this
possibility, especially if there were no witnesses to an injury.
If you suspect abuse, seek help. You can call the local child or
adult protective agency, police, or clergy or a health professional such as a
doctor, nurse, or counselor.
If you think your child has been abused, there are resources available to help.
Primary Medical Reviewer
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer
H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
April 21, 2011
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
April 21, 2011
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