A Child's Parent Dies: Studies in Childhood Bereavement

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Yale University Press, Jul 1, 1981 - Family & Relationships - 316 pages
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This study of twenty-three children who suffered the death of a parent during childhood seeks to understand the psychological impact of bereavement on the young and to offer concrete suggestions for helping children cope with their loss.
 

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Contents

Helping Bereaved Children
11
Grief and Mourning
34
The Process of Mourning
50
The Individual Circumstances of Bereavement
96
Object Loss and Mourning in Children
119
Some Effects of the Parents Death on
163
Observations on Depression and Apathy
184
Relating This Work to Other Studies of Mourning
233
Bibliography
297
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