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In the presence of grief : helping family members resolve death, dying, and bereavement issues

Author: Dorothy Stroh Becvar
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Illuminating the impact of loss and grief on our psychological and emotional lives, this book provides vital information to ease painful transitions and facilitate healing. The author emphasizes that dealing with the death of a loved one involves more than picking up the pieces and moving on: rather, survivors live indefinitely in the presence of grief. For those in a supportive role, the focus is on helping the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy Stroh Becvar
ISBN: 1572306971 9781572306974 9781572309371 1572309377
OCLC Number: 47283108
Description: xviii, 284 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Understanding death, dying, and bereavement --
When death comes unannounced --
When death is anticipated --
When the question of euthanasia emerges --
When a child dies --
When a sibling dies --
When a parent dies --
When a spouse dies --
When an extended family member or friend dies --
Creating funerals, ceremonies, and other healing rituals --
Searching for meaning --
Reclaiming joy. The Contexts of Grief --
Grief in the Context of Therapy.
Responsibility: Dorothy S. Becvar ; foreword by Pauline Boss.
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Illuminating the impact of loss and grief on our psychological and emotional lives, this book provides vital information to ease painful transitions and facilitate healing.  Read more...

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Death and loss are the most profound challenges that families face, and are further complicated by agonizing dilemmas concerning end-of-life decisions. This timely volume brings clarity and wisdom to Read more...

 
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