Disenfranchised grief: recognizing hidden sorrow

Front Cover
Lexington Books, Aug 15, 1989 - Family & Relationships - 347 pages
0 Reviews
A rich and full exploration of the myriad of instances where a mourner is deprived of the catharsis shared grief brings. Provides numerous interventions designed to help patients recognize and explore their loss, and find meaningful and appropriate ways to resolve their grief.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Disenfranchised Grief
3
Death Loss and Disenfranchised Grief
13
Intrapsychic Dimensions of Disenfranchised Grief
25
Copyright

22 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results »

About the author (1989)

Dr. Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, is a Professor of Gerontology at the Graduate School of The College of New Rochelle and Senior Consultant to the Hospice Foundation of America. A prolific author, Dr. Doka's books include Pain Management at the End-of-Life: Bridging the Gap between Knowledge and Practice, Living with Grief: Ethical Dilemmas at the End of Life, Living with Grief: Alzheimer's Disease, Living with Grief: Coping with Public Tragedy; Men Don't Cry, Women Do: Transcending Gender Stereotypes of Grief; Living with Grief: Loss in Later Life, Disenfranchised Grief: Recognizing Hidden Sorrow: Living with Life Threatening Illness; Children Mourning, Mourning Children; Death and Spirituality; Living with Grief: After Sudden Loss; Living with Grief: When Illness is Prolonged; Living with Grief: Who We Are, How We Grieve; Living with Grief: At Work, School and Worship; Living with Grief: Children, Adolescents and Loss; Caregiving and Loss: Family Needs, Professional Responses; AIDS, Fear and Society; Aging and Developmental Disabilities; and Disenfranchised Grief: New Directions, Challenges, and Strategies for Practice. In addition to these books, he has published over 60 article and book chapters. Dr. Doka is editor of both Omega and Journeys: A Newsletter for the Bereaved. Dr. Doka was elected President of the Association for Death Education and Counseling in 1993. In 1995, he was elected to the Board of Directors of the International Work Group on Dying, Death and Bereavement and served as chair from 1997-1999. The Association for Death Education and Counseling presented him with an Award for Outstanding Contributions in the Field of Death Education in 1998. Dr. Doka has keynoted conferences throughout North America as well as Europe. Asia. And Australia. He participates in the annual Hospice Foundation of America Teleconference, hosted by Cokie Roberts and has appeared on Nightline. Dr. Kenneth J. Doka is a Professor of Gerontology at the Graduate School of The College of New Rochelle and Senior Consultant to the Hospice Foundation of America.

Bibliographic information