Children and Death

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Costa Papadatos, Danai Papadatou
Taylor & Francis, Feb 1, 2013 - Self-Help - 378 pages
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Contents

Death in the World of Children and Adolescents
9
Grieving Children and Families
85
Dying Children Families and Professionals
145
Programs for the Care of Dying Children and Their Families
195
Parental Bereavement and Adjustment to the Loss of a Child
231
Stress Coping and Needs of Professionals
283
Conclusion
309
Epilogue
331
Index
345
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About the author (2013)

Danai Papadatou, PhD is a Professor of Clinical Psychology at the Faculty of Nursing of the University of Athens. Her clinical experience, research interests and publications focus mostly on issues related to pediatric palliative care, bereavement support, and health care providers' responses to the death of their patients. Her work is known internationally through her publications, presentations at scientific meetings, and active involvement in international work groups and societies. She has organized several conferences and symposia and along with her father Costas Papadatos organized in 1989, the 1st International Conference on Children and Death and subsequently edited the book "Children and Death" (1991). She has received an award from Children's Hospice International (1989), and the 'Death Educator Award' by the Association for Death Education and Counseling (2001). She had the honor to serve from 1999 to 2004 as chair of the International Work Group on Death, Dying, and Bereavement, an organization of leaders in the field of thanatology. Dr. Papadatou is also the founder and president of a Greek non profit organization ("Merimna") which provides services to children and families who are coping with illness and death experiences, offers training to professionals who support seriously ill and bereaved children and adolescents, organizes psychosocial interventions in disaster situations, and sensitizes the Greek public on issues related to death and dying.

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