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  1. Do Funerals Matter?

    The Purposes and Practices of Death Rituals in Global Perspective

    By William G. Hoy

    Do Funerals Matter? is a creative interweaving of historical, sociocultural, and research-based perspectives on death rituals, drawing from myriad sources to create a picture of what death rituals have been; and where, especially in the Western world, they are going. Death educators, researchers,...

    Published March 7th 2013 by Routledge

  2. When Parents Die

    Learning to Live with the Loss of a Parent, 3rd Edition

    By Rebecca Abrams

    The death of a parent marks an emotional and psychological watershed in a person's life. For children and teenagers, the loss of a parent if not handled sensitively can be a lasting trauma, and for adults too, a parent's death can be a tremendous blow. When Parents Die speaks to bereaved children...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Death and Dying in Contemporary Japan

    Edited by Hikaru Suzuki

    Series: Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

    This book, based on extensive original research, explores the various ways in which Japanese people think about death and how they approach the process of dying and death. It shows how new forms of funeral ceremonies have been developed by the funeral industry, how traditional grave burial is being...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Helping Traumatized Families

    2nd Edition

    By Charles R. Figley, Laurel J. Kiser

    Series: Psychosocial Stress Series

    The new edition of the classic Helping Traumatized Families not only offers clinicians a unified, evidence-based theory of the systemic impact of traumatic stress—it also details a systematic approach to helping families heal by promoting their natural healing resources. Though the impact of trauma...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Partners in Palliative Care

    Enhancing Ethics in Care at the End-of-Life

    Edited by Mary Beth Morrissey, Bruce Jennings

    The Collaborative for Palliative Care ("Collaborative") is a grassroots consortium of public and private organizations that came together in 2005 for the purposes of studying the increasing need for palliative care and the methods for such care. It has grown from a small fledgling group to a...

    Published August 8th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Complicated Grief

    Scientific Foundations for Health Care Professionals

    Edited by Margaret Stroebe, Henk Schut, Jan van den Bout

    How can complicated grief be defined? How does it differ from normal patterns of grief and grieving? Who among the bereaved is particularly at risk? Can clinical intervention reduce complications? Complicated Grief provides a balanced, up-to-date, state-of-the-art account of the scientific...

    Published July 9th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Techniques of Grief Therapy

    Creative Practices for Counseling the Bereaved

    Edited by Robert A. Neimeyer

    Series: Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

    Techniques of Grief Therapy is an indispensable guidebook to the most inventive and inspirational interventions in grief and bereavement counseling and therapy. Individually, each technique emphasizes creativity and practicality. As a whole, they capture the richness of practices in the field and...

    Published April 11th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Borrowed Narratives

    Using Biographical and Historical Grief Narratives With the Bereaving

    By Harold Ivan Smith

    What do Dexter King, Condoleeza Rice, Mackenzie King, Corazon Aquino, Eleanor Roosevelt, Bill Cosby, Tony Dungy, Theodore Roosevelt, George H. W. and Barbara Bush, Caroline Kennedy, Arthur Ashe, Lady Bird Johnson, Colin Powell and C. S. Lewis have in common? They all have significant grief...

    Published March 6th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Compassion Fatigue Workbook

    Creative Tools for Transforming Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Traumatization

    By Françoise Mathieu

    Series: Psychosocial Stress Series

    The Compassion Fatigue Workbook is a lifeline for any helping professional facing the physical and emotional exhaustion that can shadow work in the helping professions. Since 2001 the activities in this Workbook have helped thousands of helpers in the fields of healthcare, community mental health,...

    Published December 19th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Working With the Bereaved

    Multiple Lenses on Loss and Mourning

    By Simon Shimshon Rubin, Ruth Malkinson, Eliezer Witztum

    Series: Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

    Working With the Bereaved summarizes the major themes in bereavement research and clinical work and uses the authors’ own cutting-edge research to show mental-health practitioners how to integrate these themes into their practice. It provides clinicians with a framework for exploring their own...

    Published October 26th 2011 by Routledge