Summary: This book provides both the theoretical background and the practical treatment interventions necessary for working with those who are bereaved or dying. Important topics such as anticipatory grief, postdeath mourning, and the stress of grief are described in detail. Grief reactions, both normal and abnormal, as well as their causes are analyzed. Special attention is given to grief caused by the death of a child or spouse, death by suicide, and children's grief. Numer
Summary: This book provides both the theoretical background and the practical treatment interventions necessary for working with those who are bereaved or dying. Important topics such as anticipatory grief, postdeath mourning, and the stress of grief are described in detail. Grief reactions, both normal and abnormal, as well as their causes are analyzed. Special attention is given to grief caused by the death of a child or spouse, death by suicide, and children's grief. Numerous exercises and case examples are included. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:84 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Research Press Year Published: 1984 International: No
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Rando, Therese A. : The Institute for the Study and Treatment of Loss
Therese A. Rando, Ph.D., is the Clinical Director of The Institute for the Study and Treatment of Loss, which provides advanced training, supervision, and consultation to professionals working with the dying and the bereaved. She is also the Clinical Director of Therese A. Rando Associates, Ltd., a multidisciplinary team providing outpatient psychotherapy, specializing in loss and grief, traumatic stress, and the psychosocial care of the chronically and terminally ill. Since 1970, she has consulted, conducted research, provided therapy, written, appeared as an expert witness, and lectured internationally in areas related to loss, grief, dying, and death.
For information about workshop or conference presentations, and other professional services, please contact: Therese A. Rando, Ph.D., The Institute for the Study and Treatment of Loss, 33 College Hill Road - Bldg. 30A, Warwick, Rhode Island 02886 U.S.A., Phone: 401-823-5410, Fax: 401-823-1805, E-Mail: email@example.com.
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Foreword Acknowledgments Introduction
Chapter 1 Our Attitudes Towards Death Chapter 2 Grief: The Reaction to Loss Chapter 3 Factors Influencing the Grief Reaction Chapter 4 Unresolved Grief Chapter 5 Therapeutic Interventions With Grievers Chapter 6 Different Bereavement Situations Chapter 7 Funerals and Funerary Rituals Chapter 8 Death and the Dying Patient Chapter 9 The Dying Patient's Reactions Chapter 10 The Dying Patient's Coping Mechanisms Chapter 11 Caring for the Dying Patient Chapter 12 The Family of the Dying Patient Chapter 13 The Dying Child Chapter 14 The Caregiver's Personal Concerns
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