Handbook of Bereavement
Theory, Research, and Intervention
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Handbook of Bereavement by Margaret S. Stroebe
Book DescriptionThe Handbook of Bereavement constitutes a comprehensive review of scientific knowledge on the consequences of losing a loved person through death. The volume brings into focus a wide variety of theoretical approaches that have been incorporated into bereavement research. Physiological changes associated with the mental and physical consequences of bereavement, where significant advances in knowledge have been made, are surveyed. The phenomenology of grief, distinctions between normal and pathological grief, as well as measurement and assessment techniques, are given detailed coverage. Chapters document not only detrimental effects to mental and physical health, but a much broader range of consequences associated with loss. The Handbook of Bereavement brings together an international, interdisciplinary group of scholars to report research and explore key issues on the topic of bereavement. Focusing on methodologically sound, theoretically oriented, and empirically derived knowledge, the authors provide a structured framework for researchers and practitioners.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521448536
(239mm x 170mm x 29mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 26-Mar-1993
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Margaret S. Stroebe
Complicated Grief, Hardback (July 2012)
How can complicated grief be defined? How does it differ from normal patterns of grief and grieving? Who among the bereaved is particularly at risk? Can clinical intervention reduce complications? 'Complicated Grief' provides answers to these questions and much more.
Handbook of Bereavement Research and Practice, Hardback (August 2008)
Leading international scholars and clinicians provide a comprehensive and cross-disciplinary overview of how rigorous research on bereavement translates into practice. They identify new developments and controversies in the field, relating new theories to concepts from attachment and emotion theory.
Bereavement in Late Life, Hardback (November 2006)
Late life is a time when loss becomes more frequent. This volume presents a critical review of the literature and dominant theories in the field of bereavement and examines how protective and problematic developmental processes affect the experience of bereavement in late life.
Handbook of Bereavement Research, Hardback (March 2001)» View all books by Margaret S. Stroebe
Research continues to challenge assumptions about the fundamental nature and course of grief: its roots in biology, emotions, and social interactions. This work examines contemporary approaches to bereavement, examining both normal adaptation and complicated manifestations of grief.
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