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Complicated Grieving and Bereavement Understanding and Treating People Experiencing Loss

Complicated Grieving and Bereavement: Understanding and Treating People Experiencing Loss

1st Edition

Gerry R Cox, Robert A Bendiksen, Robert G Stevenson
January 30, 2019

Losses may provide a turning point where an individual faces personal and social choices. Still, one may derive significance through the experience of loss, while another may encounter bereavement with less consequence. "Complicated Grieving and Bereavement: Understanding and Treating People ...

Reflections on Death, Dying and Bereavement A Manual for Clergy, Counsellors and Speakers

Reflections on Death, Dying and Bereavement: A Manual for Clergy, Counsellors and Speakers

1st Edition

William A Smith
January 30, 2019

The methodology of "Reflections on Death, Dying and Bereavement" is mainly philosophical. It is intended to complement scriptural and theological studies. The volume has five main sections that are further divided by chapter. The first section contains foundational considerations. Since the belief ...

Homicide Survivors Misunderstood Grievers

Homicide Survivors: Misunderstood Grievers

1st Edition

Judie A Bucholz
January 03, 2019

"Homicide Survivors: Misunderstood Grievers" is about families that have faced murder and how they have dealt with the trauma. It offers an interpretation of personal accounts of homicide survivors in order to understand the particular nature of homicide bereavement. The author herself a homicide ...

Friendgrief An Absence Called Presence

Friendgrief: An Absence Called Presence

1st Edition

Harold Ivan Smith
December 19, 2018

This book not only examines friendgrief from a theoretical and clinical framework, but also Smith offers fascinating vignettes from the lives of well-known friendgrievers such as Elton John, Diane Sawyer, Ralph Abernathy, C. S. Lewis, Harry Truman, Tommy Lasorda, Jimmy Carter, Fritz Mondale, Bill ...

For the Living Coping, Caring and Communicating with the Terminally Ill

For the Living: Coping, Caring and Communicating with the Terminally Ill

1st Edition

Mark Golubow
August 14, 2018

Rarely heard about in our society are caregivers' thoughts and feelings about life, death, and dying and how they act on those feelings. "For the Living: Coping, Caring and Communicating with the Terminally Ill" provides an in-depth, qualitative look at the experiences of oncology healthcare ...

Grieving Reproductive Loss The Healing Process

Grieving Reproductive Loss: The Healing Process

1st Edition

Kathleen Gray, Anne Lassance
August 14, 2018

Grieving Reproductive Loss: The Healing Process acknowledges the devastating impact these losses can have. Written in ""plain language"", the book attempts to bring about a greater understanding of the grief associated with reproductive loss and, through the Healing Process Model[copyright], offers...

Heavenly Hurts Surviving AIDS-related Deaths and Losses

Heavenly Hurts: Surviving AIDS-related Deaths and Losses

1st Edition

Sandra Jacoby Klein
August 14, 2018

"Heavenly Hurts Surviving AIDS-Related Deaths and Losses" imparts vital information for anyone touched by deaths and losses of HIV/AIDS. In the AIDS pandemic, efforts are focused on persons living with AIDS (PLWA). Neglected are professional and non-professional caregivers, families, and friends. ...

When a Child Has Been Murdered Ways You Can Help the Grieving Parents

When a Child Has Been Murdered: Ways You Can Help the Grieving Parents

1st Edition

Bonnie Hunt Conrad
August 14, 2018

"When a Child Has Been Murdered: Ways You Can Help the Grieving Parents" is a concise, easy- to-read guide that begins with a general discussion of the types of grief that result from death and non-death losses. Then, using statements made by parents whose children were murdered, it discusses the ...

All Kinds of Love Experiencing Hospice

All Kinds of Love: Experiencing Hospice

1st Edition

Carolyn Jaffe, Carol H Erhlich
June 15, 1997

Presents a view of hospice care through the eyes of a long-term hospice nurse. This title includes stories which are accompanied by discussion of end-of-life issues that arise among the families hospice nurse has served. It is useful for health care and social worker and layperson alike....

Ethical Issues in the Care of the Dying and Bereaved Aged

Ethical Issues in the Care of the Dying and Bereaved Aged

1st Edition

Morgan D. John
January 31, 1996

Our problems seemingly develop faster than our ability to cope with those problems. The blessing of longer life has brought with it a host of new issues faced by the elderly, their families, and their caregivers. "Ethical Issues in the Care of the Dying and Bereaved Aged", twenty-three essays by ...

Grandparents Cry Twice Help for Bereaved Grandparents

Grandparents Cry Twice: Help for Bereaved Grandparents

1st Edition

Mary Lou Reed
March 29, 2017

"Grandparents Cry Twice: Help for Bereaved Grandparents" is a book about grandparents' dual sorrow when a grandchild dies. They cry for their lost grandchild and they also cry for the terrible grief they see their own child having to bear. The author, Mary Lou Reed, writes of her experiences when ...

Grief and the Healing Arts Creativity as Therapy

Grief and the Healing Arts: Creativity as Therapy

1st Edition

Sandra L. Bertman
June 15, 1999

For nearly three decades, Sandra Bertman has been exploring the power of the arts and belief--symbols, metaphors, stories--to alleviate psychological and spiritual pain not only of patients, grieving family members, and affected communities but also of the nurses, clergy and physicians who minister...

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