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Living Victims, Stolen Lives Parents of Murdered Children Speak to America

Living Victims, Stolen Lives: Parents of Murdered Children Speak to America

1st Edition

Brad Stetson
June 15, 2002

"Living Victims, Stolen Lives: Parents of Murdered Children Speak to America" is a gripping and instructive sketch of the intense psychic pain, anger, and frustration experienced by parents of murdered children. Drawing on intimate interviews with parents enduring murdered-child grief and the ...

Social Support A Reflection of Humanity

Social Support: A Reflection of Humanity

1st Edition

Harold Ivan Smith
February 28, 2002

None of us could survive in the workplace, community, or even in our homes, if we allowed everyone to see how truly vulnerable we are. Yet, social support is a necessity if we are to achieve whatever it is we set out to achieve in this life. "No human being is an island unto himself." "Social ...

What Will We Do? Preparing a School Community to Cope with Crises

What Will We Do?: Preparing a School Community to Cope with Crises

2nd Edition

Robert G Stevenson
June 15, 2001

The second edition of ""What Will We Do? Preparing A School Community to Cope With Crises"" is a guidebook for educators and parents who wish to understand the importance of both pre- and post-intervention programs in our schools to assist all parties in coping with crises that arise. The book ...

Men Coping with Grief

Men Coping with Grief

1st Edition

Dale A. Lund
January 15, 2000

The primary purpose of ""Men Coping With Grief"" is to bring together, in a single publication, a very diverse group of authors who have considerable knowledge to share about the ways men grieve and how their bereavement experiences impact various aspects of their lives. The adjustment process is ...

Readings in Thanatology

Readings in Thanatology

1st Edition

John D Morgan
December 31, 1997

A comprehensive book of readings for courses on death and dying at the college or university level. It contains material by such leaders in the field as: Colin Murray Parkes, MD, John Hinton, MD, Kenneth Doka, PhD, Ira R Byock, MD, Ronald K Barrett, PhD, Robert G Stevenson, EdD, Judith M Stillion, ...

Widower When Men are Left Alone

Widower: When Men are Left Alone

1st Edition

Scott Campbell, Phyllis Rolfe Silverman
June 15, 1996

In "Widower: When Men are Left Alone", a journalist and a social worker explore the grief process as men experience it. The book contains the oral histories of twenty men, ranging in age from 30 to 94, who have lost their wives to a range of causes including cancer, alcohol, murder, and suicide. ...

Personal Care in an Impersonal World A Multidimensional Look at Bereavement

Personal Care in an Impersonal World: A Multidimensional Look at Bereavement

1st Edition

John D Morgan
November 11, 1993

The purpose of this volume is to ask and propose a positive answer to the question: "Can we attend to the personhood of individuals within systems and cultures which are mass oriented?" One of the most interesting changes in contemporary thinking has been the emphasis on the unique person. While ...

Spiritual, Ethical, and Pastoral Aspects of Death and Bereavement

Spiritual, Ethical, and Pastoral Aspects of Death and Bereavement

1st Edition

Gerry R Cox, Ronald J Fundis
June 15, 1992

This collection of previously unpublished essays addresses a wide range of topics relevant to the on-going debates regarding dying and death and the subtleties, nuances, and complexities accompanying these phenomena. The authors have attempted to contribute their experiences, insights, and research...

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