Mental Health: Death Studies

  • Posttraumatic Growth: Theory, Research, and Applications book cover

    Posttraumatic Growth

    Theory, Research, and Applications

    By Richard G. Tedeschi, Jane Shakespeare-Finch, Kanako Taku, Lawrence G. Calhoun

    Posttraumatic Growth reworks and overhauls the seminal 2006 Handbook of Posttraumatic Growth. It provides a wide range of answers to questions concerning knowledge of posttraumatic growth (PTG) theory, its synthesis and contrast with other theories and models, and its applications in diverse…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on Behavioural Interventions in Palliative and End-of-Life Care book cover

    Perspectives on Behavioural Interventions in Palliative and End-of-Life Care

    Edited by Rebecca S Allen, Brian D Carpenter, Morgan K. Eichorst

    The challenges faced by individuals and families at the end of life are still incredibly diverse, and many behavioural interventions and clinical approaches have been developed to address this great diversity of experiences in the face of dying and death, helping providers to care for their clients…

    Hardback – 2018-05-24 
    Routledge
    Aging and Mental Health Research

  • Perspectives on Palliative and End-of-Life Care: Disease, Social and Cultural Context book cover

    Perspectives on Palliative and End-of-Life Care

    Disease, Social and Cultural Context

    Edited by Rebecca S Allen, Brian D Carpenter, Morgan K. Eichorst

    Individuals and families face challenges at the end of life that can vary significantly depending on social and cultural contexts, yet more than ever is now known about the needs that cut across the great diversity of experiences in the face of dying and death. A number of behavioural interventions…

    Hardback – 2018-05-18 
    Routledge
    Aging and Mental Health Research

  • Critical Gerontology Comes of Age: Advances in Research and Theory for a New Century book cover

    Critical Gerontology Comes of Age

    Advances in Research and Theory for a New Century

    Edited by Chris Wellin

    Critical Gerontology Comes of Age reflects on how baby boomers, caretakers, and health professionals are perceiving and adapting to historical, social, political, and cultural changes that call into question prior assumptions about aging and life progression. Through an exploration of earlier and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-04 
    Routledge

  • Awareness of Mortality book cover

    Awareness of Mortality

    Edited by Jeffrey Kauffman

    All of us who work in the field of death and dying are, beyond our projects and our practices, working on our awareness of our own mortality. This richly stimulating collection of original articles challenges the reader to develop a disciplined and focused awareness of his/her own mortality, and to…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Death, Value and Meaning Series

  • Healing with Death Imagery book cover

    Healing with Death Imagery

    By Anees Ahmad Sheikh, Katharina S. Sheikh

    Sages of various traditions and ages have reiterated that we must incorporate the inevitability of death into the fabric of life to experience life's breadth and beauty. Imagery is an important tool in dealing with death, and this book is devoted to exploring many facets of this fascinating issue.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Imagery and Human Development Series

  • On Death without Dignity: The Human Impact of Technological Dying book cover

    On Death without Dignity

    The Human Impact of Technological Dying

    By David Wendell Moller

    Candidly written, ""On Death Without Dignity: The Human Impact of Technological Dying"", attempts to re-humanize the inevitable biological occurrence called dying. It is Moller's view that through the advancement of medicalized technology, has come the demise of the contemporary dying process. The…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on Death and Dying

  • Freedom to Choose: How to Make End-of-life Decisions on Your Own Terms book cover

    Freedom to Choose

    How to Make End-of-life Decisions on Your Own Terms

    By Burnell M. Burnell, Dale A. Lund

    "Freedom of Information in a Post 9-11 World" is, to date, the first international scholarly examination of the impact of the terrorist attack on the United States in terms of how it may alter academic and corporate research, as well as the sharing of information generated by that research, by…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Eternity and Me: The Everlasting Things in Life and Death book cover

    Eternity and Me

    The Everlasting Things in Life and Death

    By Allan Kellehear

    The 40 short reflections in this book address the ways in which we face the prospect of death and loss. The first 20 reflections are designed to be read by (or to) anyone living with a life-threatening illness; the other 20 are reflections on living with grief, especially bereavement. Each…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Death, Value and Meaning Series

  • Letters from a Friend: A Sibling's Guide to Coping and Grief book cover

    Letters from a Friend

    A Sibling's Guide to Coping and Grief

    By Erika R. Barber

    This unique workbook is a comprehensive compilation of therapeutic activities developed to address the needs and issues of children and adolescents following the death of a brother or sister. The workbook is organized into distinct topic-specific sections relating to sibling hospitalisation,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Death, Value and Meaning Series

  • Pet Death book cover

    Pet Death

    By Sandra Helene Straub

    In "Pet Death", Dr. Straub addresses issues and feelings commonly encountered after the death of a pet. Practical guidelines are provided for coping with feelings of loss and sorrow. Many questions arise from the difficult topic of euthanasia, and in this book, the medical aspect of this procedure…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Death, Value and Meaning Series

  • Sorrow and Solace: The Social World of the Cemetery book cover

    Sorrow and Solace

    The Social World of the Cemetery

    By Philip Bachelor

    Sorrow and Solace focuses on the importance of cemeteries in the lives of everyday mourners, and ways in which our bereaved give meaning to and draw value from their commemorative activities. The death of someone dear to us is among the most momentous life event that we experience. In many…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Death, Value and Meaning Series

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