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Awareness of Mortality

Awareness of Mortality

1st Edition

Jeffrey Kauffman
October 17, 2019

All of us who work in the field of death and dying are, beyond our projects and our practices, working on our awareness of our own mortality. This richly stimulating collection of original articles challenges the reader to develop a disciplined and focused awareness of his/her own mortality, and to...

Responding to Loss: A Resource for Caregivers

Responding to Loss: A Resource for Caregivers

1st Edition

Adolf Hansen
September 18, 2019

Reading this book, caregivers will find ways to increase their effectiveness by understanding more fully what their care receivers are experiencing, by finding creative ways to assist them in processing what is happening, and by working with them to discern responses to loss that are emotionally...

Sorrow and Solace: The Social World of the Cemetery

Sorrow and Solace: The Social World of the Cemetery

1st Edition

Philip Bachelor
September 18, 2019

Sorrow and Solace focuses on the importance of cemeteries in the lives of everyday mourners, and ways in which our bereaved give meaning to and draw value from their commemorative activities. The death of someone dear to us is among the most momentous life event that we experience. In many...

Working with Traumatized Police-Officer Patients: A Clinician's Guide to Complex PTSD Syndromes in Public Safety Professionals

Working with Traumatized Police-Officer Patients: A Clinician's Guide to Complex PTSD Syndromes in Public Safety Professionals

1st Edition

Daniel Rudofossi, Dale A. Lund, Alan W. Benner
September 18, 2019

An insider perspective from a 'cop doc on the job,' this book is the first of its kind written in response to a need for a specialized guide for clinicians that operationally defines and responsibly treats what Dan Rudofossi terms Police and Public Safety Complex PTSD. In reading this book, you are...

Suicide by Cop: Committing Suicide by Provoking Police to Shoot You

Suicide by Cop: Committing Suicide by Provoking Police to Shoot You

1st Edition

Mark Lindsay, David Lester, PhD.
April 25, 2019

This book examines what we know about the phenomenon of suicide by cop and places this behavior in a broader context. For example, some murder victims (perhaps as many as a quarter) provoke the murderer, to some extent, into killing them-so-called victim-precipitated homicide. In some cases, it has...

Complicated Grieving and Bereavement: Understanding and Treating People Experiencing Loss

Complicated Grieving and Bereavement: Understanding and Treating People Experiencing Loss

1st Edition

Gerry R Cox, Robert A Bendiksen, Robert G Stevenson
January 30, 2019

Losses may provide a turning point where an individual faces personal and social choices. Still, one may derive significance through the experience of loss, while another may encounter bereavement with less consequence. "Complicated Grieving and Bereavement: Understanding and Treating People...

Reflections on Death, Dying and Bereavement: A Manual for Clergy, Counsellors and Speakers

Reflections on Death, Dying and Bereavement: A Manual for Clergy, Counsellors and Speakers

1st Edition

William A Smith
January 30, 2019

The methodology of "Reflections on Death, Dying and Bereavement" is mainly philosophical. It is intended to complement scriptural and theological studies. The volume has five main sections that are further divided by chapter. The first section contains foundational considerations. Since the belief...

The Impact of Art and Culture on Caregiving: The Impact of Art and Culture on Caregiving

The Impact of Art and Culture on Caregiving: The Impact of Art and Culture on Caregiving

1st Edition

John D Morgan
January 17, 2019

"Meeting the Needs of Our Clients Creatively: The Impact of Art and Culture on Caregiving" is an important new work which integrates traditional understandings of care of the dying and bereaved with the use of arts and other forms of cultural creativity in therapy and funeralization. Twenty-one...

Homicide Survivors: Misunderstood Grievers

Homicide Survivors: Misunderstood Grievers

1st Edition

Judie A Bucholz
January 03, 2019

"Homicide Survivors: Misunderstood Grievers" is about families that have faced murder and how they have dealt with the trauma. It offers an interpretation of personal accounts of homicide survivors in order to understand the particular nature of homicide bereavement. The author herself a homicide...

Friendgrief: An Absence Called Presence

Friendgrief: An Absence Called Presence

1st Edition

Harold Ivan Smith
December 19, 2018

This book not only examines friendgrief from a theoretical and clinical framework, but also Smith offers fascinating vignettes from the lives of well-known friendgrievers such as Elton John, Diane Sawyer, Ralph Abernathy, C. S. Lewis, Harry Truman, Tommy Lasorda, Jimmy Carter, Fritz Mondale, Bill...

For the Living: Coping, Caring and Communicating with the Terminally Ill

For the Living: Coping, Caring and Communicating with the Terminally Ill

1st Edition

Mark Golubow
August 14, 2018

Rarely heard about in our society are caregivers' thoughts and feelings about life, death, and dying and how they act on those feelings. "For the Living: Coping, Caring and Communicating with the Terminally Ill" provides an in-depth, qualitative look at the experiences of oncology healthcare...

Grieving Reproductive Loss: The Healing Process

Grieving Reproductive Loss: The Healing Process

1st Edition

Kathleen Gray, Anne Lassance
August 14, 2018

Grieving Reproductive Loss: The Healing Process acknowledges the devastating impact these losses can have. Written in ""plain language"", the book attempts to bring about a greater understanding of the grief associated with reproductive loss and, through the Healing Process Model[copyright], offers...

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