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New and Published Books

  1. Children, Spirituality, Loss and Recovery

    Edited by Joyce E. Bellous

    The book demonstrates the hopeful stance the young take in response to ordinary suffering and significant trauma when adults talk with them about their losses. Its underlying themes convey the truth that loss and recovery are normal in the process of growing to maturity. It examines the strength of...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. Helping Children Think about Bereavement

    A differentiated story and activities to help children age 5-11 deal with loss

    By Heather Butler

    Each year, 3,000 children and young people between the ages of 1 and 19, die as a result of illness or accident.Around 5% of children will have experienced the death of a parent by the time they are 16. Statistics indicate that up to 70% of schools have a bereaved pupil in their care at any given...

    Published April 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  4. International Perspectives on Elder Abuse

    Edited by Amanda Phelan

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    Elder abuse has been increasingly recognised over the past ten years in many countries and progress has been made in both understanding and addressing the issue. This volume provides a much-needed international overview of the topic. Opening with an examination of what elder abuse is, Amanda Phelan...

    Published March 6th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. Environmental Gerontology

    What Now?

    Edited by Rick J. Scheidt, Benyamin Schwarz

    Environmental gerontology – the research on aging and environment – evolved during the late 1960s, when the domain became a relevant topic due to societal concerns with the problems of housing for elderly people. The field proliferated during the 1970s and 1980s, and remains viable and active today...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Loneliness Updated

    Recent research on loneliness and how it affects our lives

    Edited by Ami Rokach

    "To be alone is to be different. To be different is to be alone, and to be in the interior of this fatal circle is to be lonely. To be lonely is to have failed" (Susan Schultz, 1976) Loneliness carries a significant social stigma, as lack of friendship and social ties is socially undesirable, and...

    Published November 18th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Aging Men, Masculinities and Modern Medicine

    Edited by Antje Kampf, Barbara L. Marshall, Alan Petersen

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

    Aging Men, Masculinities and Modern Medicine explores the multiple socio-historical contexts surrounding men’s aging bodies in modern medicine from a global perspective. The first of its kind, it investigates the interrelated aspects of aging, masculinities and biomedicine, allowing for a timely...

    Published October 15th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Affordable Care Act

    Advancing Long-Term Care Policy in the United States

    Edited by Edward Miller

    Long-term care in the United States and other countries suffers multiple problems. Many people find it difficult to afford the high costs of services available and there is often inadequate care coordination, which compromises care quality, particularly amongst those eligible for multiple public...

    Published September 24th 2012 by Routledge

  10. War Trauma and Its Wake

    Expanding the Circle of Healing

    Edited by Raymond Monsour Scurfield, Katherine Theresa Platoni

    Series: Psychosocial Stress Series

    Decades after Charles Figley’s landmark Trauma and Its Wake was published, our understanding of trauma has grown and deepened, but we still face considerable challenges when treating trauma survivors. This is especially the case for professionals who work with veterans and active-duty military...

    Published August 29th 2012 by Routledge