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New and Published Books

  1. Compassion Fatigue

    Coping With Secondary Traumatic Stress Disorder In Those Who Treat The Traumatized

    By Charles R. Figley

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Nursing Education in Thanatology

    A Curriculum Continuum

    Nursing Education in Thanatology is an excellent source book for planning thanatology courses or for integrating concepts of thanatology into a nursing curriculum. As the formal teaching of thanatology in schools for health care professionals is generally overlooked and ill-defined, many students...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Death and Bereavement Across Cultures

    Second edition, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Colin Murray Parkes, Pittu Laungani, William Young

    All societies have their own customs and beliefs surrounding death. In the West, traditional ways of mourning are disappearing, and although Western science has had a major impact on how people die, it has taught us little about the way to die or to grieve. Many whose work brings them into contact...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Shame of Death, Grief, and Trauma

    Edited by Jeffrey Kauffman

    Shame is a common and pervasive feature of the human response to death and other losses, yet this often goes unrecognized due to a reluctance to acknowledge and confront it. This book intends to expose shame for what it is, allowing clinicians to see that it is the central psychological force...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Grief After Suicide

    Understanding the Consequences and Caring for the Survivors

    Edited by John R. Jordan, John L. McIntosh

    here are over 38,000 suicide deaths each year in the United States alone, and the numbers in other countries suggest that suicide is a major public health problem around the world. A suicide leaves behind more victims than just the individual, as family, friends, co-workers, and the community...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Parenting After the Death of a Child

    A Practitioner's Guide

    By Jennifer L. Buckle, Stephen J. Fleming

    The death of a child has a tremendous and overwhelming impact on parents and siblings, completely altering the psychological landscape of the family. In the aftermath of such a tragedy, parents face the challenge of not only dealing with their own grief, but also that of their surviving children....

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Grief and Trauma in Children

    An Evidence-Based Treatment Manual

    By Alison Salloum

    Grief and Trauma in Children provides easy-to-implement, ready-to-use therapy materials to help busy practitioners use grief and trauma interventions in real-world settings. All interventions in the book have been developed and researched with clinicians who faced challenging environments,...

    Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Preventing Suicide Attempts

    A Guide to Brief Treatments Across Clinical Settings

    Edited by Craig J. Bryan

    Series: Clinical Topics in Psychology and Psychiatry

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Preventing Suicide Attempts consolidates the accumulated knowledge and efforts of leading suicide researchers, and describes how a common, cognitive behavioral model of suicide has resulted in 50% or greater reductions in suicide attempts across clinical settings....

    Published February 17th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Violent Death

    Resilience and Intervention Beyond the Crisis

    Edited by Edward K. Rynearson

    Series: Psychosocial Stress Series

    This book pulls together a definitive collection of work on the theory and practice of clinical, spiritual, and emotional support after the experience of violent death - counseling beyond the crisis. Over the past decade, there have been countless publications devoted to crisis response, crisis...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Suicide Prevention

    Resources for the Millennium

    Edited by David Lester

    This study presents an evaluation of the past, present and future of suicidal behaviour and efforts to prevent or facilitate suicide. Authors from the varying disciplines of psychology, sociology and psychiatry analyze suicide in the opening chapters. Through the exploration of the roles of these...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge