ISBN13:978-1583910139 ISBN10: 1583910131 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-1583910122 ISBN10: 1583910123
Summary: Given the relationship between trauma, loss, and interpersonal bonds, the editors have assembled a noteworthy list of contributions discussing trauma associated with close relationships (divorce, infertility, widowhood). Certainly, trauma is closely associated with loss. This edited volume offers the perspective of over twenty leading scholars in the study of trauma and loss. Each chapter offers extensive coverage of contemporary issues (terror management, rational s
uicide, spirituality, stigmatization). Relationship issues within these topics are also explored.
Summary: Given the relationship between trauma, loss, and interpersonal bonds, the editors have assembled a noteworthy list of contributions discussing trauma associated with close relationships (divorce, infertility, widowhood). Certainly, trauma is closely associated with loss. This edited volume offers the perspective of over twenty leading scholars in the study of trauma and loss. Each chapter offers extensive coverage of contemporary issues (terror management, rational suicide, spirituality, stigmatization). Relationship issues within these topics are also explored. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:00 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Brunner/Mazel, Inc. Year Published: 2000 International: No
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PART I. GENERAL PERSPECTIVES ON LOSS, TRAUMA, COPING, AND THE POSITIVE IMPACTS OF LOSS
1. From Vulnerability to Growth: Positive and Negative Effects of Stressful Life Events John A. Updegraff, Shelley E. Taylor 2. The other Side of Trauma: Towards a Psychology of Appreciation Ronnie Janoff-Bulman, Andrea R. Berger 3. Bereavement Beverly Raphael, Matthew Dobson 4. Helping Victims of Loss and Trauma: A social Psychological Perspective Louis A. Penner, John f. Dovidio, Terrance L. Albrecht 5. Victim Thinking Roy F. Baumeister, Ellen Bratslavsky 6. The Ranking of Personal Grief: Death and Comparative Loss Harvey Peskin 7. Parallel Selves as the End of Grief Work Aurora Liiceanu 8 Rational Suicide David J. Mayo
PART II.. LOSS AND TRAUMA ASSOCIATED WITH SPECIFIC POPULATIONS
9. The Role of Perceived Control in Coping with the Losses Associated with Chronic Illness Suzanne C. Thompson, Diana J. Kyle 10. Coping as a "Reality Construction": On the Role of Attentive, Comparative, and Interpretive Processes in Coping with Cancer Dieter Ferring, Sigrun-Heide Filipp 11. Loss, Adjustment, and Growth after Cancer: Lessons from Patients' Children Beth Leedham, Beth Meyerowitz 12. The Few Gains and Many Losses for Those Stigmatized bye Psychiatric Disorders Amerigo Farina 13. The Human Costs of Organizational Downsizing: The Irrational Effects of the Justice Motive on Managers, Dismissed Workers, and Survivors Melvin J. Lerner 14. Transcending a Lifetime of Losses: The Importance of Spirituality in Old Age Janet L. Ramsey, Rosemary Blieszner 15. College Student Grief and Loss Paul L. Toth, Rex Stockton, Frederick Browne 16. On Being Homeless and Mentally Ill: A Multitude of Losses and the Possibility of Recovery Gary A. Morse
PART III. LOSS AND TRAUMA ASSOCIATED WITH CLOSE RELATIONSHIPS
17. Loss, Resources, and Resiliency in Close Interpersonal Relationships Stevan E. Hobfoll, Nicole Ennis, Jennifer Kay 18. Negotiating Terminal Illness: Communication, Collusion, and Coalition in Caregiving Carolyn Ellis 19. Caregiver Loss and Quality of Care Provided: Preillness Relationship Makes a Difference Gail M. Williamson, David R. Shaffer, The Family Relationships in Late Life Project 20. Adjusting to Infertility Antonia Abbey 21. Widowhood in Later Life Robert O. Hanson, Bert Hayslip Jr. 22. The Loss of Loved Ones: The Impact of Relationshop Infidelity Brock Boekhout, Susan S. Hendrick, Clyde Hendrick 23. Unyielding Custody Disputes: Tempering Loss and Courting Disaster Jacqueline L. Karkazis, Sharon L. Lazaneo 24. Cognitive Interdependence and the Experience of Relationship Loss Christopher R. Agnew
PART IV. CONCLUSION
25. What's Narrative Got to Do With It? Construction and Coherence in Accounts of Loss Robert A. Neimeyer, Heidi M. Levitt
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