Bereavement: Studies of Grief in Adult Life, Fourth Edition

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-09-29
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Bereavement provides guidance on preparing for the loss of a loved one, and coping once they have gone. Long recognised as the most authoritative work of its kind, this new edition is revised to take into account recent findings in the US and UK.

Table of Contents

List of Figuresp. vii
List of Tablesp. viii
Foreword to the First Editionp. ix
Foreword to the Fourth Editionp. xi
Acknowledgementsp. xiii
Introductionp. xiv
The cost of commitmentp. 1
The broken heartp. 15
Traumap. 33
Attachment and lossp. 48
Continuing bondsp. 68
Anger and guiltp. 90
Changing the assumptive worldp. 100
Complications of griefp. 122
Determinants of grief I: Kinship, gender and agep. 137
Determinants of grief II: Mode of deathp. 152
Determinants of grief III: Personal vulnerabilityp. 164
Determinants of grief IV: Social and cultural influencesp. 181
Helping the bereaved I: Bereavement support: History and evaluationp. 193
Helping the bereaved II: Types of help for types of problemp. 220
Helping the bereaved III: Sources of helpp. 238
Reactions to other types of lossp. 252
Disastersp. 267
Appendicesp. 279
Organizations Offering Help to the Bereavedp. 305
Recommended Further Readingp. 307
Referencesp. 309
Indexp. 337
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