Mental Health: Death Studies

  • Palliative Care: Psychosocial perspectives book cover

    Palliative Care

    Psychosocial perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Alison Rodriguez

    Death is inevitable, and yet for most of us it is also unimaginable. This enlightening book is not about death and dying, but about how life-limiting illnesses influence culture, society and how we understand ourselves. It provides a critical, existential perspective on palliative care, examining…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Pet Death book cover

    Pet Death

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-01-28 
    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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-01-28 
    Routledge
    Death, Value and Meaning Series

  • Death, Dying, Transcending: Views from Many Cultures book cover

    Death, Dying, Transcending

    Views from Many Cultures, 1st Edition

    By Richard A Kalish

    Every living thing must die, but only human beings know it. This knowledge can bring to the living, anxiety and despair or new richness and meaning. This volume explores the problems and possibilities of coping with this universal experience.…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on Death and Dying

  • Impasse and Grievance Resolution book cover

    Impasse and Grievance Resolution

    1st Edition

    By Harry Kershen

    Praised by reviewers as a superior book in the field of public sector bargaining, "Impasse and Grievance Resolution" is the classic "how to" text for the resolution of new contract disputes and ongoing contract grievances. Comprehensive, up-to-date, full of good practical advice. "Impasse and…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28 
    Routledge
    Public Sector Contemporary Issues

  • Death and Dying: Views from Many Cultures book cover

    Death and Dying

    Views from Many Cultures, 1st Edition

    By Richard Kalish

    Death is a constant in every society, but each of the world's cultures views the end of life differently. This book examines beliefs about dying, burial, and life after death held by peoples of wide ranging societies.…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28 
    Routledge

  • How to Write Comforting Letters to the Bereaved: A Simple Guide for a Delicate Task book cover

    How to Write Comforting Letters to the Bereaved

    A Simple Guide for a Delicate Task, 1st Edition

    By John D. Haley

    "How to Write Comforting Letters to the Bereaved" guides readers through the delicate task of penning their thoughts and emotions to friends or family members suffering the loss of a loved one. It lays out an array of suggestions, precautions and examples in a clear and informed style. This…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28 
    Routledge

  • Memories of Loss and Dreams of Perfection: Unsuccessful Childhood Grieving and Adult Creativity book cover

    Memories of Loss and Dreams of Perfection

    Unsuccessful Childhood Grieving and Adult Creativity, 1st Edition

    By Delmont C Morrison, Shirley Linden Morrison

    With "Memories of Loss and Dreams of Perfection", Delmont and Shirley Morrison have made an impressive contribution to psychology and to the appreciation of literature by demonstrating the ways in which a children's imaginative play can help them cope with the tragic early loss of beloved family…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28 
    Routledge

  • One Breath Apart: Facing Dissection book cover

    One Breath Apart

    Facing Dissection, 1st Edition

    By Sandra L Bertman

    What started in the mid-seventies as brown-bag lunchtime optional seminars for students, faculty, and staff of the (then) University of Massachusetts Medical Center evolved into a magnificent project. The medical students' courageous willingness to acknowledge their feelings about death and…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28 
    Routledge

  • Awareness of Mortality book cover

    Awareness of Mortality

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Death, Value and Meaning Series

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

    Eternity and Me

    The Everlasting Things in Life and Death, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Death, Value and Meaning Series

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