Good Grief: A Constructive Approach to the Problem of Loss

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Fortress Press, 1971 - Family & Relationships - 64 pages
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A classic resource, this book describes what happens to us whenever we lose someone or something important. It can be used over the years as individuals encounter a wider variety of grief experiences or as they assist friends in moving beyond grief to good grief. Examines the stages of grief, from stage one - a state of shock - to stage ten - a struggle to affirm reality.

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Review: Good Grief: 50th Anniversary Large Print Edition

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I was given this book "Good Grief" by Granger Westberg many years ago when I lost my infant son. It took me weeks to finally pick it up but when I did it was so comforting to me. I learned that no one ... Read full review

Review: Good Grief: 50th Anniversary Large Print Edition

User Review  - Arne Loe -

Personally recommend this book for anyone suffering the loss of a loved one. It is short and very much to the point. I have given this book to others and at the very least they usually always find at ... Read full review

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Westberg is involved in an innovative program that advocates placing nurses on parish staffs. He has held a joint professorship in medicine and religion at the University of Chicago.

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