1st Edition

Shadows in the Sun The Experiences of Sibling Bereavement in Childhood

By Betty Davies Copyright 1999
    368 Pages
    by Routledge

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    Shadows in the Sun covers the immediate, short- and long-term responses and subsequent generational effects of sibling bereavement and discusses sibling responses in the context of the variables which influence them.

    The final chapter synthesizes all that has gone before into a comprehensive model of sibling bereavement. Practical guidelines are offered for those who seek to help grieving siblings, children, and families.

    Foreword, Prefac, Acknowledgments, 1 The Sibling Bond, 2 The Evolution of the Study of Sibling Bereavement, 3 Children's Understanding of Death, 4 Sibling Responses to a Child's Death, 5 Individual Variables Affecting Sibling Bereavement Responses, 6 Situational Variables Affecting Sibling Bereavement Responses, 7 Environmental Variables Affecting Sibling Bereavement Responses, 8 Family Functioning: Impact on Siblings, 9 Long-Term Effects of Sibling Bereavement in Childhood, 10 Putting Sibling Bereavement into Perspective, Appendix 1. Summaries of Anecdotal and Scholarly Articles in the Literature, Appendix 2. Summaries of Research Reports in the Literature, References, Index

    Biography

    Betty Davies