After a Child Dies: Counseling Bereaved Families

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Springer Publishing Company, 1987 - Psychology - 216 pages
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This book is intended for practitioners who counsel survivors, particularly families who have experienced the death of a child. The qualitative, rather than the quantitative approach used stems from the author's background in thanatology as a hands-on practitioner of grief therapy. The stimulus for the book came from a need that evolved from the author's practice, research, lecturing and therapy supervision of health professionals to provide better care for clients who faced the death of a loved one.

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Contents

The Development of a Childs Concept of Death
1
Family Themes in Coping with Death
15
Grief Symptoms
63
Copyright

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