Mental Health: Death Studies

  • Handbook of the Sociology of Death, Grief, and Bereavement

    A Guide to Theory and Practice

    Edited by Neil Thompson, Gerry R. Cox

    The Handbook of the Sociology of Death, Grief, and Bereavement sets issues of death and dying in a broad and holistic social context. Its three parts explore classical sociology, developments in sociological thought, and the ways that sociological insights can be useful across a broad spectrum of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-02 
    Routledge

  • Palliative Care

    Psychosocial perspectives

    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 – 2017-04-10 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • When Therapists Cry

    Reflections on Therapists’ Tears in Therapy

    Edited by Amy Blume-Marcovici

    When Therapists Cry addresses one of the most authentic and singularly human experiences a therapist can have in therapy: crying. While therapist crying in therapy is the explicit focus of this book, it is used as a springboard for understanding the various ways in which therapists’ emotions come…

    Paperback – 2017-03-22 
    Routledge

  • The Psychological Autopsy

    A Roadmap for Uncovering the Barren Bones of the Suicide's Mind

    By Antoon Leenaars

    The best way to grasp the essence of death scene investigation (DSI) is to witness its application, called the psychological autopsy, by an expert forensic scientist/clinician. This remarkable book affords the opportunity to delve into the challenges that the forensic mental health specialist and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21 
    Routledge

  • Children, Adolescents, and Death

    Questions and Answers

    Edited by Robert G. Stevenson, Gerry R. Cox

    The topic of death and related issues (such as grief) often begin with questions. When the questions come from, or are about, children or adolescents, they bring an additional component…the fear some adults have of giving a “wrong” answer. In this context a wrong answer is one that can cause more…

    Paperback – 2017-02-10 
    Routledge

  • How Do Families Cope With Chronic Illness?

    Edited by Robert E. Cole, David Reiss

    Because chronic disorder is becoming an ordinary feature of family life and development, understanding its impact has become critical. This volume, and the conference proceedings it reports, represents a major effort to examine the family's response to chronic physical or psychopathological illness…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge
    Advances in Family Research Series

  • Ethics in Hospice Care

    Challenges to Hospice Values in a Changing Health Care Environment

    By Bruce Jennings

    Ethics in Hospice Care: Challenges to Hospice Values in a Changing Health Care Environment explores the pressures and challenges facing hospice and aims to produce new studies and educational materials on hospice ethics to help professionals in the field. Many of the tensions felt by caregivers and…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge
    Death, Value and Meaning Series

  • 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 – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge
    Imagery and Human Development Series

  • 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 – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on Death and Dying

  • 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 – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge
    Death, Value and Meaning Series

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