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  1. Collective Trauma, Collective Healing

    Promoting Community Resilience in the Aftermath of Disaster

    By Jack Saul

    Series: Psychosocial Stress Series

    Collective Trauma, Collective Healing is a guide for mental health professionals working in response to large-scale political violence or natural disaster. It provides a framework that practitioners can use to develop their own community based, collective approach to treating trauma and providing...

    Published July 15th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Trauma, Culture, and Metaphor

    Pathways of Transformation and Integration

    By John P. Wilson, Jacob D. Lindy

    Series: Psychosocial Stress Series

    In Trauma, Culture, and Metaphor, John Wilson and Jacob Lindy explore the language of both individual and collective trauma in an era dominated by globalization and interconnectedness. Through lucid, careful discussion, this important book builds a bridge between the etymology of trauma-related...

    Published June 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Dealing with Disaster in Japan

    Responses to the Flight JL123 Crash

    By Christopher Hood

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    Just as the sinking of the Titanic is embedded in the public consciousness in the English-speaking world, so the crash of JAL flight JL123 is part of the Japanese collective memory. The 1985 crash involved the largest loss of life for any single air crash in the world. 520 people, many of whom had...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Handbook of Thanatology

    The Essential Body of Knowledge for the Study of Death, Dying, and Bereavement, 2nd Edition

    Edited by David K. Meagher, David E. Balk

    If ever there was an area requiring that the research-practice gap be bridged, surely it occurs where thanatologists engage with people dealing with human mortality and loss. The field of thanatology—the study of death and dying—is a complex, multidisciplinary area that encompases...

    Published May 1st 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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