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Bereavement By Colin Murray Parkes

Bereavement
by Colin Murray Parkes

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All of us will experience some sort of bereavement during our lifetime. The fact that this is likely - even anticipated - does not make it easier to bear or cope with. This work looks at the developments in the scientific understanding of bereavement and its effects.
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Bereavement: Studies of Grief in Adult Life by Colin Murray Parkes

All of us will experience some sort of bereavement during our lifetime. The fact that this is likely - even anticipated - does not make it easier to bear or cope with. Long recognized as the most authoritative work of its kind, this new edition of "Bereavement" brings a classic text right up to date. In the ten years since publication of the second edition, there has been a considerable in scientific understanding of bereavement and its effects. In this third edition, Colin Murray Parkesre - examines his findings in the light of the latest ideas on the subject and draws on his own research to develop some new theories.

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About Colin Murray Parkes


Colin Murray Parkes is President of Cruse Bereavement Care and a consultant Psychiatrist to St Christopher's Hospice and St Joseph's Hospice, London.

Table of Contents


The cost of commitment; the broken heart; alarm; searching; mitigation; anger and guilt; gaining a new identity; atypical grief; determinants of grief 1 - relationship, gender and age; determinanats of grief 2 - mode of death; determinants of grief 3 - personal vulnerability; helping the bereaved 1 - general principles; helping the bereaved 2 - types of help; reactions to other types of loss.Appndix: some national UK organizations offering help to the bereaved.

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GOR001418186
Bereavement: Studies of Grief in Adult Life by Colin Murray Parkes
Colin Murray Parkes
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1998-02-26
288
0140257543
9780140257540
N/A
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