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Author: Costas Papadatos; Danai Papadatou
Publisher: New York ; London : Hemisphere, 1991.
Series: Death education, aging and health care.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Selected papers from the 1st International Conference on Children and Death, held in October/November 1989 in Athens. It was attended by over 500 participants from all over the world.


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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Costas Papadatos; Danai Papadatou
ISBN: 1560320435 9781560320432
OCLC Number: 925189674
Notes: Conference proceedings.
Includes index.
Description: xxiv, 353 p : ill ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: explaining death to children and ourselves, E.A. Grollman. Part 1 Death in the world of children and adolescents: helping children cope with death, H.Wass; understanding adolescents and death, C.A.Corr; college student death - postvention issues for educators and counsellors, R.L.Wrenn; preserving children's mental health under threat of war, M.Lahad and O.Ayalon; suicidal attempts and suicides in Greek adolescents, S.Beratis. Part 2 Grieving children and families: a child's perception of death, J.A.Excell; group intervention with bereaved children, S.Fleming and L. Balmer; responses of children to the death of a sibling, B.Davies; family intervention with families bereaved or about to be bereaved, D.Black. Part 3 Dying children, families, and professionals: the dying child, E.Kubler-Ross; utilizing art and imagery in death and dying counselling, S.R.Baker; the seriously ill child - management of family and medical surroundings, G.Raimbault; on the choice to live or die, M.Bouras. Part 4 Programmes for the care of dying children and their families: "Care of the child dying from cancer " - Home vs Hospital, J.J.Hutter, Jr, et al; home-based palliative care for children - a feasibility study, C.M.Duffy, et al; coping with terminal care in paediatric cancer, G.B.Humphrey, et al; hospice care for children - their families and health care providers, A.Armstrong-Dailey. Part 5 Parental bereavement and adjustment to the loss of a child: parental adjustment to the loss of a child, T.A.Rando; grief is an individual journey - follow up a families postdeath of a child with cancer, I.M.Martinson; marital intimacy in bereaved and nonbereaved couples - a comparative study, A.Lang and L.Gottlieb; legitimate grieving? - working with infertility, S.Jennings. Part 6 Stress, coping, and needs of professionals: working with dying children - a professional's personal journey, D.Papadatou; professional stress - creating a context for caring, M.Lattanzi-Licht; achievement in failure - working with staff in dangerous situations, D.Steinberg. Conclusion: children and death - insights, hindsights and illuminations, S.L.Bertman. Epilogue: before adolescence and coming of age, B.Samios and N.Varveri-Sofra.
Series Title: Death education, aging and health care.
Responsibility: edited by Danai Papadatou and Costas Papadatos.


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