Bereavement: Studies of Grief in Adult Life
This is the third edition of a classic study into bereavement, which aims to answer questions like* how is bereavement affected by age, gender, manner of death, personal psychology and culture; what are the signs of pathological grieving which can...
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This is the third edition of a classic study into bereavement, which aims to answer questions like* how is bereavement affected by age, gender, manner of death, personal psychology and culture; what are the signs of pathological grieving which can lead to mental illness; and how can carers provide genuine help without interfering with the painful but necessary work of mourning? New to this edition are discussions of the many forms of loss and recent research by the author.
All of us will experience some sort of bereavement during our lifetime. The fact that this is likely - even anticipated - does not make it easier to bear or cope with. Long recognized as the most authoritative work of its kind, this new edition of Bereavement brings a classic text right up to date. In the ten years since publication of the second edition, there has been a considerable in scientific understanding of bereavement and its effects. In this third edition, Colin Murray Parkesre-examines his findings in the light of the latest ideas on the subject and draws on his own research to develop some new theories.
- The Cost Of Commitment
- The Broken Heart
- Anger And Guilt
- Gaining A New Identity
- Atypical Grief
- Determinants Of Grief 1 - Relationship, Gender And Age
- Determinanats Of Grief 2 - Mode Of Death
- Determinants Of Grief 3 - Personal Vulnerability
- Helping The Bereaved 1 - General Principles
- Helping The Bereaved 2 - Types Of Help
- Reactions To Other Types Of Loss.appndix: Some National Uk Organizations
- Offering Help To The Bereaved.