How to survive the loss of a child: filling the emptiness and rebuilding your life

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Prima Pub., Jun 22, 1992 - Family & Relationships - 246 pages
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"Thank you,Catherine Sanders, for giving us a book that few others could have written. Every page speaks both the depth of your compassion and the breadth of your knowledge. This book will be a wise companion on the difficult journey from loss to recovery." Robert Kastenbaum, Ph.D., author ofThe Psychology of Death "How to Survive the Loss of a Childis a godsend to those in the field as well as to those of us in need of such a resource for our own mourning." Eugene Knott, Ph.D., University of Rhode Island "Dr. Sanders' insights are profound and poignant." Patricia Geiger, M.D., pediatrician, Boone, North Carolina "Thank you so much for all that you do for bereaved parents but especially for writingHow to Survive the Loss of a Child. I know that it has changed lives. It changed mine!" Nancy Ulmer, bereaved parent, Kindermourn, Charlotte, North Carolina It is only through experiencing grief that bereaved parents ultimately heal. Moving through the phases of grief, the bereaved person works toward restoration. Understanding these phases, knowing what to expect, and learning what they can do to help themselves give parents greater assurance and comfort. InHow to Survive the Loss of a Child, Dr. Sanders, a bereaved parent herself, offers grieving parents practical help and emotional support. This book also helps family members, friends, and caregivers relate to grieving parents and aids them, too, in understanding the process of healing through grief. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Good resource for finding your way through grief to healing. Read full review

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This book helped me a lot. I can understand what I'm going through out using the phrase "going crazy." I personally wish though I wasn't in a situation where I had to read it. Read full review

Contents

The Ultimate Tragedy
1
The Five Phases of Grief
19
Dealing with Guilt and Anger
45
Copyright

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About the author (1992)

Catherine M. Sanders, Ph.D., is a psychologist specializing in bereavement. Her previous book, Grief: The Mourning After, was chosen as the outstanding book in its field by the National Library Association.


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