Life after loss : the lessons of grief / Vamik D. Volkan and Elizabeth Zintl.
- London : Karnac, 2015.
1 online resource (175 p.)
Bereavement -- Psychological aspects.
Death -- Psychological aspects.
- Electronic books.
- This book is a comprehensive guide to the mourning process by a world-recognized authority on grief. How we cope with grief and come to terms with the death of a loved one shapes our world. Dr Volkan shows how each mourning is as individualized as our fingerprints, encoded with our past history of losses. Anecdotal and compassionate, this is a profoundly moving and informative study of how grief and loss shape all our lives.
- COVER; Contents; Introduction; Part One: Uncomplicated Mourning; Chapter I - Crisis Grief: The Hour of Lead; Chapter II - The Work of Mourning: Assessing the Relationship and Letting Go; Chapter III - Brutal Gifts: Loss as a Vehicle for Growth; Part Two: Complicated Mourning; Chapter IV - Risk Factors: Circumstances that Complicate; Chapter V - Stuck in Denial: When Crisis Grief goes Awry; Chapter VI - Perennial Mourners: When Loss has no Resolution; Chapter VII - Engulfed Mourners: When Grief Turns to Depression; Chapter VIII - A Death in the Family: How Parents and Children Mourn
Part Three: ResolutionsChapter IX - Adaptations and Therapy; Chapter X - Creative Resolutions: When Grief Inspires; Notes; Bibliography; Index
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Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed September 3, 2015).
- Zintl, Elizabeth, author.
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