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  1. 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 2nd 2008 by Routledge

  2. 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 7th 2008 by Routledge

  3. 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 12th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Existential and Spiritual Issues in Death Attitudes

    Edited by Adrian Tomer, Grafton T. Eliason, Paul T. P. Wong

    Existential and Spiritual Issues in Death Attitudes provides: an in-depth examination of death attitudes, existentialism, and spirituality and their relationships; a review of the major theoretical models; clinical applications of these models to issues such as infertility, bereavement, anxiety,...

    Published July 30th 2007 by Psychology Press

  5. Creative Interventions in Grief and Loss Therapy

    When the Music Stops, a Dream Dies

    Edited by Thelma Duffey

    Get the tools to help the grief that comes when a dream diesEvery person at one time or another suffers when his or her dreams are shattered. Creative Interventions in Grief and Loss Therapy: When the Music Stops, a Dream Dies provides truly innovative approaches to therapeutically help individuals...

    Published June 6th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Remember Me

    Constructing Immortality - Beliefs on Immortality, Life, and Death

    Edited by Margaret Mitchell

    Remember Me brings together contributors from around the world with unique insight on the ways in which one's relationship with loved ones continues, endures, and perhaps even grows after death. Much of the available literature speaks of healthy bereavement as letting go of the deceased and moving...

    Published January 29th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Pet Loss and Human Emotion, second edition

    A Guide to Recovery, 2nd Edition

    By Cheri Barton Ross, Jane Baron-Sorensen

    This updated edition of Pet Loss and Human Emotion is a step-by-step guide to leading clients through this special kind of grief. Includes resources and a section on pet loss and natural disasters. As society accepts that grieving over the death of a loved one is not only normal, but healthy and...

    Published January 22nd 2007 by Taylor & Francis

  8. Cultural Diversity and Suicide

    Ethnic, Religious, Gender, and Sexual Orientation Perspectives

    By Mark M Leach

    This book adds a vital and overlooked dimension—diversity—to suicide assessments and interventions The literature on the relationship between culture and suicide has historically been widely scattered and often difficult to find. Cultural Diversity and Suicide summarizes that widespread...

    Published October 30th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Communicating at the End of Life

    Finding Magic in the Mundane

    By Elissa Foster

    Series: LEA's Series on Personal Relationships

    This enlightening volume provides first-hand perspectives and ethnographic research on communication at the end of life, a topic that has gone largely understudied in communication literature. Author Elissa Foster’s own experiences as a volunteer hospice caregiver form the basis of the book....

    Published October 18th 2006 by Routledge

  10. 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 October 10th 2006 by Routledge