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  • Aspects of Grief

    Bereavement in Adult Life

    By Jane Littlewood

    How do bereaved people come to terms with their loss? What factors are important in successful coping? The death of a loved one is one of the most painful experiences that we have to encounter. If the loved one is a child or partner the experience can be especially devastating. How do we cope? Do…

    Paperback – 2016-01-14 
    Psychology Revivals

  • Death in a Consumer Culture

    Edited by Susan Dobscha

    Death has never been more visible to consumers. From life insurance to burial plots to estate planning, we are constantly reminded of consumer choices to be made with our mortality in mind. Religious beliefs in the afterlife (or their absence) impact everyday consumption activities. Death in a…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16 
    Routledge Interpretive Marketing Research

  • Entering Night Country

    Psychoanalytic Reflections on Loss and Resilience

    By Stephanie Brody

    None of us will escape the experience of personal loss, illness, aging, or mortality. Yet, psychoanalysis seems to shy away from a discussion of these core human experiences. Existential vulnerability is painful and we all avoid this awareness in different ways. However, when analysts fail to…

    Paperback – 2015-12-14 
    Psychoanalysis in a New Key Book Series

  • Psychosocial Interventions in End-of-Life Care

    The Hope for a “Good Death”

    By Peggy Sturman Gordon

    The concept of a "good death" has been hotly debated in medical circles for decades. This volume delves into the possibility and desirability of a "good death" by presenting the psychosocial measures of care as a crucial component, such as religion, existentialism, hope and meaning-making. The…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09 
    Research in Death Studies

  • The Price of Love

    The selected works of Colin Murray Parkes

    By Colin Murray Parkes

    In the course of a long career Colin Murray Parkes, one of the most important and influential psychiatrists working in the field of bereavement and loss, has produced a body of work which can be considered truly ground-breaking. His early studies involved working alongside John Bowlby in the…

    Paperback – 2015-10-30 
    World Library of Mental Health

  • Understanding Grief

    An Introduction

    By Richard Gross

    Understanding Grief is a comprehensive and accessible 'one stop' introduction to all the major models of grief. In addition to the individual perspective, bereavement is discussed in relation to social, cultural and religious factors and influences. Richard Gross also examines the impact of…

    Paperback – 2015-10-22 

  • Techniques of Grief Therapy

    Assessment and Intervention

    Edited by Robert A. Neimeyer

    Techniques of Grief Therapy: Assessment and Intervention continues where the acclaimed Techniques of Grief Therapy: Creative Practices for Counseling the Bereaved left off, offering a whole new set of innovative approaches to grief therapy to address the needs of the bereaved. This new volume…

    Paperback – 2015-10-14 
    Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

  • Grief and Its Transcendence

    Memory, Identity, Creativity

    Edited by Adele Tutter, Léon Wurmser

    Grief and its Transcendence: Memory, Identity, Creativity is a landmark contribution that provides fresh insights into the experience and process of mourning. It includes fourteen original essays by pre-eminent psychoanalysts, historians, classicists, theologians, architects, art-historians and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-09 
    Psychoanalytic Inquiry Book Series

  • Understanding Loss

    A Guide for Caring for Those Facing Adversity

    By Judith Murray

    Loss and consequent grief permeates nearly every life changing event, from death to health concerns to dislocation to relationship breakdown to betrayal to natural disaster to faith issues. Yet, while we know about particular events of loss independently, we know very little about a psychology of…

    Paperback – 2015-09-21

  • Compassion Fatigue

    Coping With Secondary Traumatic Stress Disorder In Those Who Treat The Traumatized

    By Charles R. Figley

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23

  • Nursing Education in Thanatology

    A Curriculum Continuum

    Nursing Education in Thanatology is an excellent source book for planning thanatology courses or for integrating concepts of thanatology into a nursing curriculum. As the formal teaching of thanatology in schools for health care professionals is generally overlooked and ill-defined, many students…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23

  • Death and Bereavement Across Cultures

    Second edition

    Edited by Colin Murray Parkes, Pittu Laungani, William Young

    All societies have their own customs and beliefs surrounding death. In the West, traditional ways of mourning are disappearing, and although Western science has had a major impact on how people die, it has taught us little about the way to die or to grieve. Many whose work brings them into contact…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08

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