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Bereavement : studies of grief in adult life.

Author: Colin Murray Parkes; Holly G Prigerson
Publisher: Hove, East Sussex, UK ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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"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 recognizes that there is no single solution to the problems of bereavement but that an understanding of grief can help the bereaved to realize that they are not alone in their experience." "Long recognized as the most authoritative work of its kind, this new edition has been revised and
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Parkes, Colin Murray.
Bereavement.
(DLC) 2009006589
(OCoLC)310224897
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Murray Parkes; Holly G Prigerson
ISBN: 9781317850816 1317850815 1315829754 9781315829753
OCLC Number: 868579020
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 350 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The cost of commitment --
The broken heart --
Trauma --
Attachment and loss --
Mitigation --
Anger and guilt --
Changing the assumptive world --
Complicated grief --
Determinants of grief --
Determinants of grief --
Determinants of grief --
Determinants of grief --
Helping the bereaved : bereavement support- history and evaluation --
Helping the bereaved : types of help for types of problem --
Helping the bereaved : sources of help --
Reactions to other types of loss --
Disasters.

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Offers guidance on preparing for the loss of a loved one, and coping once they have gone.  Read more...

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Colin Murray Parkes is Consultant psychiatrist Emeritus at St Christopher's Hospice and Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist to the Royal London Hospital and the Tavistock Clinic, London. He is Life Read more...

 
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