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Dying, Bereavement and the Healing Arts

Dying, Bereavement and the Healing Arts

Edited by Gillie Bolton

  • Print £19.99

Palliative care is dedicated to ensuring that patients experience physical, spiritual and emotional ease as death approaches; bereavement care supports those who are left with the difficult task of... (more)

Why People Die by Suicide

Why People Die by Suicide

by Thomas E. Joiner

  • Print £17.06 (RRP : £18.95 save £1.89)

In the wake of a suicide, the most troubling questions are invariably the most difficult to answer: How could we have known? What could we have done? And always, unremittingly: Why? Written by a... (more)

Sorrow's Profiles: Death, Grief, and Crisis in the Family

Sorrow's Profiles: Death, Grief, and Crisis in the Family

by Richard J. Alapack

  • Paperback £29.69 (RRP : £32.99 save £3.30)
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'Dr Richard Alapack, sensitively and with deep understanding, orchestrates a survivor's journey through the complex country of sorrow. Alapack challenges and transcends the received scientific view... (more)

Working with Loss, Death and Bereavement: A Guide for Social Workers

Working with Loss, Death and Bereavement: A Guide for Social Workers

by Jeremy Weinstein

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All social workers encounter complex and diverse forms of loss throughout their practice. "Working with Loss, Death and Bereavement" helps trainee and practitioners navigate these difficult... (more)

Death of a Parent: Transition to a New Adult Identity

Death of a Parent: Transition to a New Adult Identity

by Debra Umberson

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Reveals the remarkable change in our sense of self following the loss of a parent. When a parent dies, most adults are seized by an unexpected crisis that can trigger a profound transformation. Using... (more)

The Struggle Against Mourning

The Struggle Against Mourning

by Ilany Kogan

  • Paperback £34.16 (RRP : £37.95 save £3.79)

How does the analyst help the patient to be in touch with pain and mourning? Is the relinquishment of defenses always desirable? And what is the analyst's role in the mourning process - should the... (more)

Healing Children's Grief: Surviving a Parent's Death from Cancer

Healing Children's Grief: Surviving a Parent's Death from Cancer

by Grace H. Christ

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Using qualitative analytic methods, this book identifies five developmentally derived age groups that clarify important differences in children's grief and mourning processes, in their understanding... (more)

Bereavement in Late Life: Coping, Adaptation, and Developmental Influences

Bereavement in Late Life: Coping, Adaptation, and Developmental Influences

by Robert O. Hansson

  • Hardback £21.50

Late life is a time when loss becomes more frequent. Grief experiences accumulate as many older people grapple with diminishing adaptive reserves, changes in cognitive and emotional functioning,... (more)

Grieving for Dummies

Grieving for Dummies

by Greg Harvey

  • Paperback £13.99

This work offers coping and recovery strategies for dealing with the loss of a loved one. Whether the death of a loved one is sudden or expected, grieving the loss is a difficult yet transformative... (more)

The Art of Grief: The Use of Expressive Arts in a Grief Support Group

The Art of Grief: The Use of Expressive Arts in a Grief Support Group

Edited by J. Earl Rogers

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

Art and other expressive therapies are increasingly used in grief counselling, not only among children and adolescents, but throughout the developmental spectrum. Creative activities are commonly... (more)

How to Approach Death

How to Approach Death

by Julia Tugendhat

  • Paperback £7.99

Death is the last taboo in our society. While we are fully aware of death on a social level, for example seeing disasters and dramatized killings on television, we are increasingly shy about death on... (more)

Remember Me: Constructing Immortality - Beliefs on Immortality, Life, and Death

Remember Me: Constructing Immortality - Beliefs on Immortality, Life, and Death

Edited by Margaret Mitchell

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"Remember Me" brings together contributors from around the world with unique insight on the ways in which one's relationship with loved ones continues, endures, and perhaps even grows after death.... (more)

Cognitive Grief Therapy: Constructing a Rational Meaning to Life Following Loss

Cognitive Grief Therapy: Constructing a Rational Meaning to Life Following Loss

by Ruth Malkinson

  • Paperback £22.49 (RRP : £24.99 save £2.50)

The goal of successful grief therapy is no longer just to sever ties. A healthy psyche copes with the stress of loss by maintaining high functioning in daily life activities while constructing a... (more)

Silent Grief: Living in the Wake of Suicide

Silent Grief: Living in the Wake of Suicide

by Christopher Lukas, Henry M. Seiden

  • Paperback £13.99

Silent Grief is a book for and about "suicide survivors" - those who have been left behind by the suicide of a friend or loved one. Author Christopher Lukas is a suicide survivor himself - several... (more)

Still Here with Me: Teenagers and Children on Losing a Parent

Still Here with Me: Teenagers and Children on Losing a Parent

Edited by Suzanne Sjoqvist

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This book is a moving and thoughtful anthology of the experiences of thirty children and teenagers who have lost a parent. In their own words, children and young people of a variety of ages talk... (more)

Counselling for Death and Dying: Person-centred Dialogues

Counselling for Death and Dying: Person-centred Dialogues

by Richard Bryant-Jefferies

  • Paperback £25.55 (RRP : £25.99 save £0.44)

What happens to a person emotionally, psychologically and spiritually when confronted by the reality of the death of a loved one, the impending death of someone close to them, or their own death? As... (more)

On Suicide

On Suicide

by Emile Durkheim

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Emile Durkheim's "On Suicide" (1897) was a groundbreaking book in the field of sociology. Traditionally, suicide was thought to be a matter of purely individual despair but Durkheim recognized that... (more)

Grief Unseen: Healing Pregnancy Loss Through the Arts

Grief Unseen: Healing Pregnancy Loss Through the Arts

by Laura Seftel

  • Paperback £19.99

Approximately one in four pregnancies end in miscarriage, yet this remains a taboo topic and effective aftercare is rarely available for women who have suffered pregnancy loss. "Grief Unseen"... (more)

Talking with Children and Young People About Death and Dying: A Resource Book

Talking with Children and Young People About Death and Dying: A Resource Book

by Mary Turner

  • Paperback £19.99

Talking with Children and Young People about Death and Dying is a popular resource designed to help adults talk to bereaved children and young people. Mary Turner explains the various aspects and... (more)

Loss, Trauma and Resilience: Therapeutic Work with Ambiguous Loss

Loss, Trauma and Resilience: Therapeutic Work with Ambiguous Loss

by Pauline Boss

  • Hardback £23.74 (RRP : £25.00 save £1.26)

Whether it is a parent in the grip of Alzheimer's or a spouse missing in a disastrous event, we are all touched by ambiguous loss. Here Pauline Boss, the principal theorist of the concept of... (more)

Loss and Bereavement in Childbearing: Second Edition

Loss and Bereavement in Childbearing: Second Edition

by Rosemary Mander

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Bereavement is a difficult issue for midwives to manage and families suffer when the care they receive is inadequate or inappropriate. Written by an experienced midwife and researcher, this work... (more)

It's OK to Be Sad - Activities to Help Children Aged 4-9 to Manage Loss, Grief or Bereavement

It's OK to Be Sad - Activities to Help Children Aged 4-9 to Manage Loss, Grief or Bereavement

by Margaret Collins

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

When a child faces a problem with health or disability we are quick to offer support or change our expectations. Sadness, distress, anxiety, whether transient or long-term, can have significant... (more)

Death... And How to Survive it: A Unique, Practical and Uplifting Guide to Coming to Terms with the Loss of Your Partner

Death... And How to Survive it: A Unique, Practical and Uplifting Guide to Coming to Terms with the Loss of Your Partner

by Kate Boydell

  • Paperback £12.99

'He passed away', 'She's gone', 'He died'...As anyone who has ever lost a loved one will know, the wording doesn't affect the meaning. Nothing can shield you or prepare you for the brutal reality and... (more)

Relative Grief - Parents and Children, Sisters and Brothers, Husbands, Wives and Partners, Grandparents and Grandchildren Talk About Their Experience of Death and Grieving:

Relative Grief - Parents and Children, Sisters and Brothers, Husbands, Wives and Partners, Grandparents and Grandchildren Talk About Their Experience of Death and Grieving:

by Clare Jenkins, Merry Judy

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In this collection, parents, grandparents, children, siblings and partners share experiences of losing close relatives and friends through death from natural causes, genetic conditions, accident,... (more)

Pet Loss & Children:

Pet Loss & Children:

by BARTON ROSS

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Music Therapy in Children's Hospices - Jessie's Fund in Action:

Music Therapy in Children's Hospices - Jessie's Fund in Action:

Edited by Mercedes Pavlicevic

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The use of music therapy in children's hospices has burgeoned since its introduction by Jessie's Fund in the mid-90s. This text brings together the experiences of eleven music therapists working with... (more)

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