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Grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Societyis an authoritative guide to the study of and work with major themes in bereavement. Its chapters synthesize the best of research-based conceptualization and clinical wisdom across 30 of the most important topics in the field, including the implementation of specific models in clinical practice, family therapy for bereavement, complicated grief, spirituality, and more. The volume#xE2;#xAC;"s contributors come from around the world, and their work reflects a level of cultural awareness of the diversity and universality of bereavement and its challenges that has rarely been approximated by other volumes. This is a readable, engaging, and comprehensive book that will share the most important scientific and applied work on the contemporary scene with a broad international audience, and as such, it will be an essential addition to anyone with a serious interest in death, dying, and bereavement.
Table of Contents
|About the Editors||p. xv|
|Introduction: The Historical Landscape of Loss: Development of Bereavement Studies||p. 1|
|Current Conceptualizations of The Grief Response|
|Meaning Reconstruction in Bereavement: From Principles to Practice||p. 9|
|Attachment and Coping with Bereavement: Implications for Therapeutic Interventions with the Insecurely Attached||p. 23|
|The Changing Bond in Therapy for Unresolved Loss: An Attachment Theory Perspective||p. 37|
|The Two-Track Model of Bereavement: The Double Helix of Research and Clinical Practice||p. 47|
|A Task-Based Approach for Counseling the Bereaved||p. 57|
|The Influence of Gender and Socialization on Grieving Styles||p. 69|
|Contexts of Grieving|
|Spousal Bereavement in Later Life||p. 81|
|Parenting Challenges After the Death of a Child||p. 93|
|Bereavement in Children and Adults Following the Death of a Sibling||p. 107|
|Bridging the Gap: Translating a Research-Based Program into an Agency-Based Service for Bereaved Children and Families||p. 117|
|Challenges in Bereavement|
|Treating Complicated Grief: Converging Approaches||p. 139|
|Grief in the Midst of Ambiguity and Uncertainty: An Exploration of Ambiguous Loss and Chronic Sorrow||p. 163|
|Restorative Retelling: Revising the Narrative of Violent Death||p. 177|
|Bereavement and Disasters: Research and Clinical Intervention||p. 189|
|Grief After Terrorism: Toward a Family-Focused Intervention||p. 203|
|Is Suicide Bereavement Different? Perspectives From Research and Practice||p. 223|
|Giving Voice to Nonfinite Loss and Grief in Bereavement||p. 235|
|Grief in GLBT Populations: Focus on Gay and Lesbian Youth||p. 249|
|Traumatic Death in the United States Military: Initiating the Dialogue on War-Related Loss||p. 261|
|Pet Loss: The Interface of Continuing Bonds Research and Practice||p. 273|
|Specialized Therapeutic Modalitie|
|Family Therapy for the Bereaved||p. 287|
|Grief and Expressive Arts Therapy||p. 303|
|Bereavement Rituals and the Creation of Legacy||p. 315|
|Bereavement Services Provided under the Hospice Model of Care||p. 325|
|Grief in A Global Perspective|
|Culture and Ethnicity in Experiencing, Policing, and Handling Grief||p. 341|
|Religion and Spirituality in Adjusting to Bereavement: Grief as Burden, Grief as Gift||p. 355|
|Technology and Grief Support in the Twenty-First Century: A Multimedia Platform||p. 365|
|"The Remedy Is Not Working": Seeking Socially Just and Culturally Conscientious Practices in Bereavement||p. 375|
|Grief Dimensions Associated with Hastened Death: Clinical and Ethical Implications||p. 389|
|Building Bridges in Bereavement Research and Practice: Some Concluding Reflections||p. 403|
|Author Index||p. 419|
|Subject Index||p. 429|
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