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  1. 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 13th 2010 by Routledge

  2. 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 12th 2010 by Routledge

  3. 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 6th 2010 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 February 24th 2010 by Routledge

  5. 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 27th 2009 by Routledge

  6. 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 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  7. 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 20th 2008 by Routledge

  8. What Should I Believe?

    Why Our Beliefs about the Nature of Death and the Purpose of Life Dominate Our Lives

    By Dorothy Rowe

    Suddenly, in the twenty-first century, religion has become a political power. It affects us all, whether we’re religious or not. If we’re not in danger of being blown up by a suicide bomber we’ve got leaders to whom God speaks, ordering them to start a war. We’re beset by people who demand that we...

    Published October 3rd 2008 by Routledge

  9. Bereavement Narratives

    Continuing bonds in the twenty-first century

    By Christine Valentine

    Bereavement is often treated as a psychological condition of the individual with both healthy and pathological forms. However, this empirically-grounded study argues that this is not always the best or only way to help the bereaved. In a radical departure, it emphasises normality and social and...

    Published July 8th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Communication as Comfort

    Multiple Voices in Palliative Care

    By Sandra L. Ragan, Elaine M. Wittenberg-Lyles, Joy Goldsmith, Sandra Sanchez Reilly

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This exceptional work explores the complexities of communication at one of the most critical stages of the life experience--during advanced, serious illness and at the end of life. Challenging the predominantly biomedical model that informs much communication between seriously ill and/or dying...

    Published March 13th 2008 by Routledge