Death Studies Products

  • Handbook of Traumatic Loss

    A Guide to Theory and Practice

    Edited by Neil Thompson, Gerry R. Cox, Robert G. Stevenson

    The Handbook of Traumatic Loss adopts a broad, holistic approach that recognizes traumatic loss much more fully as a multidimensional human phenomenon, not simply a medical condition. Initial chapters build a foundation for understanding traumatic loss and explore the many ways we respond to trauma…

    Paperback – 2017-01-26 

  • 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 – 2017-01-24 

  • How to Write Comforting Letters to the Bereaved

    A Simple Guide for a Delicate Task

    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 – 2017-01-01 

  • 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 – 2016-11-28 

  • Adolescent Suicide

    Recognition, Treatment, and Prevention

    By Barry Garfinkel

    Inform yourself with thorough and accurate knowledge about the incidence of adolescent suicide. Adolescent Suicide serves to correct erroneous conceptions--held by the public and professionals--about the nature of suicidal behavior among the young, thereby promoting the opportunity for more prompt…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Sibling Loss Across the Lifespan

    Research, Practice, and Personal Stories

    Edited by Brenda J. Marshall, Howard R. Winokuer

    Sibling Loss Across the Lifespan brings together researchers, clinicians, and bereaved siblings to explore sibling loss. Unique in both form and content, the book focuses on loss within five key age ranges—childhood, adolescence, emerging adulthood, adulthood, and late adulthood—and losses within a…

    Paperback – 2016-10-21
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  • The Thanatology Community and the Needs of the Movement

    Here is an excellent new book packed with state-of-the-art information on thanatology. It presents valuable insights on the history, current issues, and future directions for the modern death movement. This comprehensive volume is unique in that it offers multiple perspectives on the issues and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26

  • The Crafting of Grief

    Constructing Aesthetic Responses to Loss

    By Lorraine Hedtke, John Winslade

    Many books on grief lay out a model to be followed, either for bereaved persons to live through or for professionals to practice, and usually follow some familiar prescriptions for what people should do to reach an accommodation with loss. The Crafting of Grief is different: it focuses on…

    Paperback – 2016-07-26
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  • Poetry Therapy

    Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Nicholas Mazza

    For decades, poetry therapy has been formally recognized as a valuable form of treatment, and it has been proven effective worldwide with a diverse group of clients. The second edition of Poetry Therapy, written by a pioneer and leader in the field, updates the only integrated poetry therapy…

    Paperback – 2016-07-11

  • Bereavement Support Group Program for Children

    Participant Workbook

    By Beth Haasl, Jean Marnocha

    The workbook fosters participant interaction, with worksheets for each activity that require written comments and drawings. Also contains updated bibliography for each session. It encourages sharing among group members, and communication with parents or guardians.…

    Hardback – 2016-05-13
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  • New Models of Bereavement Theory and Treatment

    New Mourning

    Edited by George Hagman

    Honoring the centennial of Sigmund Freud’s seminal paper Mourning and Melancholia, New Models of Bereavement Theory and Treatment: New Mourning is a major contribution to our culture’s changing view of bereavement and mourning, identifying flaws in old models and offering a new, valid and effective…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21

  • Attachment-Informed Grief Therapy

    The Clinician’s Guide to Foundations and Applications

    By Phyllis S. Kosminsky, John R. Jordan

    Attachment-Informed Grief Therapy bridges the fields of attachment studies and thanatology, uniting theory, research, and practice to enrich our understanding of how and why people grieve and how we can help the bereaved. In its pages, clinicians and students will gain a new understanding of the…

    Paperback – 2016-04-08
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