Parental Loss of a Child
Therese A. Rando
Research Press Company, 1986 - Self-Help - 555 pages
This comprehensive book will help caregivers understand and address the difficulties and complex issues associated with the loss of a child. The contributing authors of the book's 37 chapters, some of whom are bereaved parents, offer comprehensive analyses of many types of parental bereavement. The book identifies specific clinical interventions and support procedures that are appropriate for helping all bereaved parents.
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The Unique Issues and Impact of the Death of a Child
General Conceptualizations of Mourning
Research and Intervention
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abortion accept adult child ambivalence anger anticipatory grief appropriate assessment baby become behavior bereaved mother bereaved parents caregiver Chapter child's death clinical communication Compassionate Friends cope deal Death Education deceased child depression died discussion drunk driving dying effects emotional example expectations experienced express factors family members family system family therapy fathers fetus following the death funeral director genogram grief experience grief process grief reactions grief response griever grieving guilt hospital illness important individual intense intervention involved issues Journal leukemia live lost meaning miscarriage mourning normal occurred pain parental bereavement parental grief person physical pregnancy present problems professional psychological psychosocial psychotherapy Rando reality recognize relationship rituals Ronnie Peterson secondary losses sense share SIDS situation Solomon's Mother spouse stillbirth stress Sudden Infant Death suicide surviving children survivors symptoms talk tasks thanatology therapeutic therapist therapy treatment understand unique unresolved grief victims