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  1. Grief, Loss and Bereavement

    Evidence and Practice for Health and Social Care Practitioners

    Edited by Peter Wimpenny, John Costello

    Dealing with the social experience of grief, loss and bereavement are challenging areas for everyone, including health and social care practitioners who are often well placed to offer help and support to the bereaved. This book draws together a comprehensive range of worldwide evidence for...

    Published September 1st 2011 by Routledge

  2. Helping Grieving People – When Tears Are Not Enough

    A Handbook for Care Providers, 2nd Edition

    By J. Shep Jeffreys

    Series: Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

    Helping Grieving People – When Tears Are Not Enough is a handbook for care providers who provide service, support and counseling to those grieving death, illness, and other losses. This book is also an excellent text for academic courses as well as for staff development training. The author...

    Published April 25th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Society

    Bridging Research and Practice

    Edited by Robert A. Neimeyer, Darcy L. Harris, Howard R. Winokuer, Gordon F. Thornton

    Series: Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

    Grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Society is an authoritative guide to the study of and work with major themes in bereavement. Its chapters synthesize the best of research-based conceptualization and clinical wisdom across 30 of the most important topics in the field. The volume’s contributors...

    Published April 21st 2011 by Routledge

  4. Grief After Suicide

    Understanding the Consequences and Caring for the Survivors

    Edited by John R. Jordan, John L. McIntosh

    Series: Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

    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 October 12th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Parenting After the Death of a Child

    A Practitioner's Guide

    By Jennifer L. Buckle, Stephen J. Fleming

    Series: Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

    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 August 11th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Grieving Beyond Gender

    Understanding the Ways Men and Women Mourn, Revised Edition

    By Kenneth J. Doka, Terry L. Martin

    Series: Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

    Grieving Beyond Gender: Understanding the Ways Men and Women Mourn is a revision of Men Don’t Cry, Women Do: Transcending Gender Stereotypes of Grief. In this work, Doka and Martin elaborate on their conceptual model of "styles or patterns of grieving" – a model that has generated both...

    Published April 5th 2010 by Routledge

  7. 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 February 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  8. Bereavement

    Studies of Grief in Adult Life, Fourth Edition

    By Colin Murray Parkes, Holly G. Prigerson

    The loss of a loved one is one of the most painful experiences that most of us will ever have to face in our lives. This book recognises that there is no single solution to the problems of bereavement but that an understanding of grief can help the bereaved to realise that they are not alone in...

    Published August 26th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Hospice and Palliative Care

    The Essential Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Stephen R. Connor

    In the past 35 years, the hospice movement has undergone major changes and has grown enormously. Palliative care is of growing importance to society as our culture struggles with how to provide compassionate end-of-life care to a growing segment of the population. This book provides professionals...

    Published April 1st 2009 by Routledge

  10. Decision Making near the End of Life

    Issues, Developments, and Future Directions

    Edited by James L. Werth Jr., Dean Blevins

    Series: Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

    Decision Making near the End of Life provides a comprehensive overview of the recent developments that have impacted decision-making processes within the field of end-of-life care. The most current developments in all aspects of major underlying issues such as public attitudes, the impact of media,...

    Published October 19th 2008 by Routledge