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Spousal bereavement in late life

Author: Deborah S Carr; Randolph M Nesse; Camille B Wortman
Publisher: New York : Springer Pub. Co., ©2006.
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Provides analysis and theoretical interpretation of factors that contribute to a range of adjustment patterns among bereaved persons in late life. This book places the experience of widowhood in late  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Cas, Études de
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Spousal bereavement in late life.
New York : Springer Pub. Co., ©2006
(OCoLC)607790062
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah S Carr; Randolph M Nesse; Camille B Wortman
ISBN: 0826142443 9780826142443
OCLC Number: 61451703
Notes: Based on a conference held in June 2002 at the University of Michigan.
Description: xxxi, 336 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: a history of the Changing Lives of Older Couples Study / Randolph M. Nesse, Camille B. Wortman, and James S. House. pt. I. Studying bereavement: methodological innovations and contextual influences. Understanding late life widowhood: new directions in research, theory, and practice / Deborah Carr, Camille B. Wortman, and Randolph M. Nesse --
Methodological issues in studying late life bereavement / Deborah Carr --
How older Americans die today: implications for surviving spouses / Deborah Carr, Camille B. Wortman, and Karin Wolff. pt. II. Personal consequences of spousal loss. Psychological consequences of spousal loss among older adults: understanding the diversity of responses / Karin Wolff and Camille B. Wortman --
Closer look at health and widowhood: do health behaviors changes after the loss of a spouse? / Amy Mehraban Pienta and Melissa M. Franks --
Interpersonal and spiritual connections among bereaved older adults / Stephanie L. Brown, James S. House, and Dylan M. Smith --
Economic and practical adjustments to late life spousal loss / Rebecca L. Utz. pt. III. New perspectives on grief and bereavement. Evolutionary framework for understanding grief / Randolph M. Nesse --
Widowhood, grief and the quest for meaning: a narrative perspective on resilience / Robert A. Neimeyer. pt. IV. Implications for practice, policy, and future research. Clinical interventions with the bereaved: what clinicians and counselors can learn from the Changing Lives of Older Couples Study / Anthony D. Mancini, David L. Pressman, and George A. Bonanno --
Implications for public policies and social services: what social workers and other gerontological practitioners can learn from the Changing Lives of Older Couples Study / Virginia E. Richardson --
The future of late life spousal bereavement / Deborah Carr.
Responsibility: Deborah Carr, Randolph M. Nesse, Camille B. Wortman, editors.

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