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Responding to Loss

A Resource for Caregivers, 1st Edition

By Adolf Hansen

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132 pages

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Reading this book, caregivers will find ways to increase their effectiveness by understanding more fully what their care receivers are experiencing, by finding creative ways to assist them in processing what is happening, and by working with them to discern responses to loss that are emotionally healthy, intellectually coherent, spiritually genuine, culturally sensitive, relationally authentic, and personally fulfilling.

Table of Contents

Preface

CHAPTER 1

Possibilities for Meaning: Attachments

CHAPTER 2

Loss as a Break in an Attachment

CHAPTER 3

Responding to a Break

CHAPTER 4

Responding Before the Break Has Taken Place

CHAPTER 5

Responding After the Break Has Taken Place

CHAPTER 6

Responding in a Personal Way

CHAPTER 7

Being Transformed through Responses

CHAPTER 8

Resources for Transformation: Attachments

POSTSCRIPT

A Personal Story

Index

About the Author

Adolf Hansen is Senior Scholar at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Evanston, IL (2003-present), teaching courses in New Testament and pastoral care.

About the Series

Death, Value and Meaning Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY036000
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health