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Ambiguous loss : learning to live with unresolved grief / Pauline Boss.

Author/Creator:
Boss, Pauline.
Edition:
1st Harvard University Press pbk. ed.
Publication:
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2000.
Format/Description:
Book
155 pages ; 21 cm
Subjects:
Loss (Psychology)
Grief.
Families -- Psychological aspects.
Interpersonal relations.
Families -- Psychological aspects.
Grief.
Interpersonal relations
Loss (Psychology)
Medical subjects:
Adaptation, Psychological.
Family -- psychology.
Grief.
Interpersonal Relations.
Summary:
Frozen sadness - what we have when we cannot really know what we have lost. This is what Pauline Boss illuminates, explores, and helps to ease. The loss could be a loved one still alive yet lost physically: a soldier son missing in action, or a constantly travelling spouse.
Contents:
Frozen grief
Leaving without goodbye
Goodbye without leaving
Mixed emotions
Ups and downs
The family gamble
The turning point
Making sense out of ambiguity
The benefit of a doubt.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-151).
ISBN:
9780674003811
0674003810
OCLC:
45450044
Publisher Number:
99968023612
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