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Grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Society: Bridging Research and Practice

Grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Society: Bridging Research and Practice

Edited by Robert A. Neimeyer, Darcy L. Harris

  • Paperback £33.29 (RRP : £36.99 save £3.70)

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... (more)

A Comprehensive Guide to Suicidal Behaviours: Working with Individuals at Risk and Their Families

A Comprehensive Guide to Suicidal Behaviours: Working with Individuals at Risk and Their Families

by David Aldridge, Sergio P. Barrero

  • Paperback £21.99

Over a million people commit suicide every year, making it the tenth leading cause of death worldwide. For this reason and many others besides, an understanding of the act is vital, especially for... (more)

Working with Bereaved Children and Young People

Working with Bereaved Children and Young People

by Brenda Mallon

  • Paperback £26.09 (RRP : £28.99 save £2.90)

This book offers a fresh insight into working practices with children and young people who are experiencing the death of a family member, friend, school peer or in their social network. Bridging the... (more)

Grief After Suicide: Understanding the Consequences and Caring for the Survivors

Grief After Suicide: Understanding the Consequences and Caring for the Survivors

Edited by John R. Jordan, John L. McIntosh

  • Hardback £88.19 (RRP : £97.99 save £9.80)

There are over 30,000 suicide deaths each year in the United States alone, and the numbers in other countries suggest that suicide as a cause of death will be around for the foreseeable future. A... (more)

Myths About Suicide

Myths About Suicide

by Thomas E. Joiner

  • Hardback £19.95

Around the world, more than a million people die by suicide each year. Yet many of us know very little about a tragedy that may strike our own loved ones - and much of what we think we know is wrong.... (more)

The Shame of Death, Grief, and Trauma

The Shame of Death, Grief, and Trauma

Edited by Jeffrey Kauffman

  • Hardback £94.50 (RRP : £105.00 save £10.50)

Shame is a common and pervasive feature of the human response to death and other losses, yet this often goes unrecognized due to a reluctance to acknowledge and confront it. This book intends to... (more)

Parenting After the Death of a Child: A Practitioner's Guide

Parenting After the Death of a Child: A Practitioner's Guide

by Jennifer L. Buckle, Stephen J. Fleming

  • Hardback £94.50 (RRP : £105.00 save £10.50)

The death of a child has a tremendous and overwhelming impact on parents and siblings, completely altering the psychological landscape of the family. In the aftermath of such a tragedy, parents face... (more)

Helping Bereaved Children: A Handbook for Practitioners: Third Edition

Helping Bereaved Children: A Handbook for Practitioners: Third Edition

Edited by Nancy Boyd Webb

  • Hardback £59.39 (RRP : £65.99 save £6.60)

This acclaimed work presents a range of counseling and therapy approaches for children who have experienced loss. Practitioners and students are given practical strategies for helping preschoolers... (more)

Grieving Beyond Gender: Understanding the Ways Men and Women Mourn: Revised Edition

Grieving Beyond Gender: Understanding the Ways Men and Women Mourn: Revised Edition

by Kenneth J. Doka, Terry L. Martin

  • Paperback £27.89 (RRP : £30.99 save £3.10)

In this work, Doka and Martin elaborate on their conceptual model of "styles or patterns of grieving" - a model that has generated both research and acceptance since the publication of the first... (more)

A Parent's Guide to Raising Grieving Children: Rebuilding Your Family After the Death of a Loved One

A Parent's Guide to Raising Grieving Children: Rebuilding Your Family After the Death of a Loved One

by Phyllis R. Silverman, Madelyn Kelly

  • Paperback £15.49

When children lose someone they love, they lose part of their very identity. Life, as they knew it, will never be quite the same. The world that once felt dependable and safe may suddenly seem a... (more)

Bereavement, Loss and Learning Disabilities: A Guide for Professionals and Carers

Bereavement, Loss and Learning Disabilities: A Guide for Professionals and Carers

by Robin Grey

  • Paperback £18.99

Losing a loved one and coping with the subsequent adjustments that follow are a difficult fact of life, but people with learning disabilities face specific difficulties in processing and managing... (more)

Grief Counselling and Grief Therapy: A Handbook for the Mental Health Practitioner: Fourth Edition

Grief Counselling and Grief Therapy: A Handbook for the Mental Health Practitioner: Fourth Edition

by William Worden

  • Paperback £27.89 (RRP : £30.99 save £3.10)

Presents a practical approach to grief counselling. A text to help mental health practitioners treat the problems associated with grief. It has been expanded and updated to include new counselling... (more)

Great Answers to Difficult Questions About Death: What Children Need to Know

Great Answers to Difficult Questions About Death: What Children Need to Know

by Linda Goldman

  • Paperback £9.99

Death is never an easy subject for discussion and adults often struggle to find the right words when talking about it with children. This book explores children's thoughts and feelings on the subject... (more)

Bereavement: Studies of Grief in Adult Life: Fourth Edition

Bereavement: Studies of Grief in Adult Life: Fourth Edition

by Colin Murray Parkes, Holly G. Prigerson

  • Hardback £54.89 (RRP : £60.99 save £6.10)

The loss of a loved one is one of the most painful experiences that most of us will ever have to face in our lives. This book recognises that there is no single solution to the problems of... (more)

End of Life: An Essential Guide for Carers

End of Life: An Essential Guide for Carers

by Mary Jordan

  • Paperback £15.99

'Life is a journey, and so is end of life and we can prepare for it in the same way as we would prepare for any journey, making sure that all loose ends are tied up'. Once a taboo subject, end of... (more)

Voices of Strength: Sons and Daughters of Suicide Speak Out

Voices of Strength: Sons and Daughters of Suicide Speak Out

by Judy Z. Fox

  • Paperback £9.99
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Statistics show that there is one suicide every 16.1 minutes, and thus, six new survivors of that suicide every 16.1 minutes. In this deeply moving but also practical book, authors Judy Zionts Fox... (more)

The Grief Recovery Handbook: The Action Program for Moving Beyond Death, Divorce, and Other Losses: (20th Anniversary Edition)

The Grief Recovery Handbook: The Action Program for Moving Beyond Death, Divorce, and Other Losses: (20th Anniversary Edition)

by John W. James

  • Print £11.55 (RRP : £11.99 save £0.44)

This book includes guidelines that show readers how to choose which grief or loss they should work on first. This book discusses losses such as: growing up in an alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional... (more)

Grief, Loss and and Bereavement: Evidence and Practice for Health and Social Care Practitioners

Grief, Loss and and Bereavement: Evidence and Practice for Health and Social Care Practitioners

Edited by Peter Wimpenny, John Costello

  • Paperback £29.69 (RRP : £32.99 save £3.30)

Bereavement is a challenging area for everyone, including health and social care practitioners who are often well placed to offer help and support to the bereaved. This invaluable text draws together... (more)

Speaking of Dying: A Practical Guide to Using Counselling Skills in Palliative Care

Speaking of Dying: A Practical Guide to Using Counselling Skills in Palliative Care

by Louis Heyse-Moore

  • Paperback £18.99

Good counselling skills are often not taught to the professionals who need them most. Compassionate and tactful communication skills can make the difference between an awkward encounter with a dying... (more)

Bereavement Narratives: Continuing Bonds in the 21st Century

Bereavement Narratives: Continuing Bonds in the 21st Century

by Christine Valentine

  • Paperback £27.89 (RRP : £30.99 save £3.10)

Bereavement is often treated as a psychological condition of the individual with both healthy and pathological forms. However, this empirically-grounded study argues that this is not always the best... (more)

On Death and Dying: What the Dying Have to Teach Doctors, Nurses, Clergy and Their Own Families: 40th Anniversary Edition

On Death and Dying: What the Dying Have to Teach Doctors, Nurses, Clergy and Their Own Families: 40th Anniversary Edition

by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

  • Paperback £24.15 (RRP : £25.99 save £1.84)

Denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. The five stages of grief, first formulated in this hugely influential work forty years ago, are now part of our common understanding of... (more)

Love and Loss: The Roots of Grief and its Complications

Love and Loss: The Roots of Grief and its Complications

by Colin Murray Parkes

  • Paperback £27.89 (RRP : £30.99 save £3.10)

Loving and grieving are two sides of the same coin: we cannot have one without risking the other. Only by understanding the nature and pattern of loving can we begin to understand the problems of... (more)

Getting Back to Life When Grief Won't Heal

Getting Back to Life When Grief Won't Heal

by Phyllis Kosminsky

  • Paperback £14.39 (RRP : £15.99 save £1.60)

Helps you move on from the process of mourning. This title shows you how to accept your loss, begin your recovery, and live a happier, more meaningful life. Learn to go on with your life after your... (more)

Making Sense of Death, Dying and Bereavement: An Anthology

Making Sense of Death, Dying and Bereavement: An Anthology

Edited by Sarah Earle, Carol Komaromy

  • Paperback £26.99 (RRP : £29.99 save £3.00)

This anthology offers a unique collection of personal accounts of death, dying and bereavement. It examines representations of death, dying and bereavement in fiction, poetry, the media and the... (more)

Death and Dying: A Reader

Death and Dying: A Reader

Edited by Sarah Earle, Caroline Bartholomew

  • Paperback £27.89 (RRP : £30.99 save £3.10)

This book draws together a range of both classic and newly commissioned pieces on the multidisciplinary study of death and dying. Organised into five parts, the book begins with a general exploration... (more)

Counselling for Grief and Bereavement

Counselling for Grief and Bereavement

by Geraldine M. Humphrey, David G. Zimpfer

  • Paperback £29.69 (RRP : £32.99 save £3.30)

The authors take readers step-by-step through the skills needed to facilitate the process of grief, initiate healing and promote a sense of growth. Providing a firm theoretical base, they discuss the... (more)

Overcoming Loss: Activities and Stories to Help Transform Children's Grief and Loss

Overcoming Loss: Activities and Stories to Help Transform Children's Grief and Loss

by Julia Sorensen

  • Paperback £19.99

"Overcoming Loss" is a photocopiable resource that addresses childrens feeling of loss, which can arise from changing communities, schools, moving house, divorce or the death of a parent or... (more)

Dying, Death and Grief: Working with Adult Bereavement

Dying, Death and Grief: Working with Adult Bereavement

by Brenda Mallon

  • Paperback £26.09 (RRP : £28.99 save £2.90)

This is a practical course book that links loss, grief and bereavement to counselling skills. In a clear, concise style it provides the theoretical background to attachment and loss and gives case... (more)

The Children Who Lived: Using Harry Potter and Other Fictional Characters to Help Grieving Children and Adolescents

The Children Who Lived: Using Harry Potter and Other Fictional Characters to Help Grieving Children and Adolescents

by Kathryn A. Markell, Marc Markell

  • Print £28.79 (RRP : £31.99 save £3.20)

"The Children Who Lived" is a unique approach toward grief and loss in children. Focusing on fictional child and adolescent characters experiencing grief, this book uses classic tales and the Harry... (more)

Grief in Children: A Handbook for Adults: Second Edition

Grief in Children: A Handbook for Adults: Second Edition

by Atle Dyregrov

  • Paperback £14.99

This fully updated second edition of explains childrens understanding of death at different ages and gives a detailed outline of exactly how the adults around them can best help them cope. Whether a... (more)

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